Contests, NGOs and Decentralizing Aid
AbstractInternational donors usually have particular goals they want to achieve with their foreign aid, for example, poverty alleviation. In the international aid story lobbying by potential recipient groups attempting to capture the donor's support play a potentially important role for nongovernmental organizations. We model this situation as a hierarchical contest and compare the implications of a centralized allocation process with a decentralized allocation process with nongovernmental organizations as intermediaries.
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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2005
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Publication status: published in: Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10 (2), 285-296
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- F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
- D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
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