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Exploring the failure of foreign aid: The role of incentives and information

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Review of Austrian Economics.

Volume (Year): 23 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 17-33

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Handle: RePEc:kap:revaec:v:23:y:2010:i:1:p:17-33

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Keywords: Foreign aid; Development; Incentives; Information; O1; F5;

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  1. Coyne Christopher J, 2011. "The Political Economy of the Creeping Militarization of U.S. Foreign Policy," Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 17(1), pages 1-27, May.
  2. Christopher Coyne & Adam Pellillo, 2012. "The art of seeing like a state: State building in Afghanistan, the DR Congo, and beyond," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 25(1), pages 35-52, March.
  3. Christopher Coyne & Russell Sobel & John Dove, 2010. "The non-productive entrepreneurial process," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 23(4), pages 333-346, December.

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