The Impact of Aid on Bureaucratic Quality: Does the Mode of Delivery Matter?
AbstractWe show that the impact of foreign aid on bureaucratic quality in recipient countries varies with the mode of delivery. Specifically, grants are found to impair the functioning of the bureaucracy, whereas loans are not. The negative impact of grants is larger when they are given as budget support rather than as assistance for specific projects or for programs in general
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Length: 17 pages
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Foreign aid; bureaucratic quality;
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- Pablo Selaya & Rainer Thiele, 2012. "The Impact Of Aid On Bureaucratic Quality: Does The Mode Of Delivery Matter?," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24(3), pages 379-386, 04.
- F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
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