Development aid : a fresh look / edited by George Mavrotas and Mark McGillivray

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Subjects: Economic assistance--Evaluation
Economic assistance--Statistics
Economic assistance--Developing countries--Evaluation
Economic assistance--Developing countries--Statistics
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Series: Studies in development economics and policy
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xiv, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables, Figures and Boxes
List of Abbreviations
1. Development Aid: Expectations, Effectiveness and Allocation / George Mavrotas, Mark McGillivray 1
2. Decentralizing Aid with Interested Parties 15
3. Blind Spots on the Map of Aid Allocations: Concentration and Complementarity of International NGO Aid / Dirk-Jan Koch 26
4. On the Volatility and Unpredictability of Aid / David Fielding, George Mavrotas 58
5. Aid Project Proliferation and Absorptive Capacity / David Roodman 79
6. Aid Allocation and Aid Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis / Alessio Isopi, George Mavrotas 114
7. The Fiscal Effects of Aid in Developing Countries: A Comparative Dynamic Analysis / Tim Lloyd, Mark McGillivray, Oliver Morrissey, Maxwell Opoku-Afari 158
8. Development Effectiveness: An Evaluation Perspective / Robert Picciotto 180
9. Evaluating Aid Impact / Howard White 211
Index 233
Additional Authors: Mavrotas, George
McGillivray, Mark
World Institute for Development Economics Research
Notes: LCCN: 2008037605
ISBN: 9780230221697
ISBN: 0230221696
"In association with the United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research."
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 244417128
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230221697
0230221696