The New Model of Foreign Aid Drawn from the Experiences of Japan and the United States
AbstractThis paper compares Japan and the US as they provide different types of capital to the developing world, focusing especially on foreign aid and, to some extent, also on remittances and the role of NGOs. The main focus is on the quality of aid and on past conceptual differences and on an emerging convergence between these two major donors, with Japan having the potential advantage of being able to bring its own historical experience in development to bear.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economic Growth Center, Yale University in its series Working Papers with number 1003.
Length: 49 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2011
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foreign aid; remittances; NGO; Japan; U.S.;
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- NEP-ALL-2011-12-13 (All new papers)
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