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A Case for Aid : Building a Consensus for Development Assistance

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  • James D. Wolfensohn
  • Nicholas Stern
  • Ian Goldin
  • Halsey Rogers
  • Mats Karlsson

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This publication includes readings related to the U.N. International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Monterrey, Mexico, in March 2002:(a) "A Partnership for Development and Peace," a keynote speech given by World Bank president James D. Wolfensohn, two weeks before the Monterrey event;(b) "Making the Case for Aid," a note by World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern, discussing the consensus that emerged from Monterrey;(c) "The Role and Effectiveness of Development Assistance," a report presented at Monterrey, detailing lessons from the World Bank's experience, written by Ian Goldin, Halsey Rogers, and Nicholas Stern;(d) "The Monterrey Consensus," the official United Nations document outlining the major agreements reached at the conference, with an introduction by Mats Karlsson, World Bank vice president for external and U.N. affairs.

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This book is provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Publications with number 14260 and published in 2002-06.

ISBN: 0-8213-5162-1
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Keywords: Development Economics and Aid Effectiveness Health Economics and Finance Health Monitoring and Evaluation Poverty Reduction - Poverty Assessment Poverty Reduction - Achieving Shared Growth;

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