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25 Years of Aid Allocation Practice: Comparing Donors and Eras

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  • Paul Clist

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Focusing on seven bilateral donors over a 25 year period, the paper answers 4 questions related to aid allocation practice. Questions one and two examine allocation differences between donors and time periods. Questions three and four relate to changes in poverty and policy selectivity. To answer these questions a formal approach is used to quantify the effects of four factors that influence aid allocation: poverty, policy, proximity and population. The results reaffirm findings of large donor heterogeneity and the role of non-development influences. However, they dispute recent findings of large or growing policy sensitivity.

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Paper provided by University of Nottingham, CREDIT in its series Discussion Papers with number 09/11.

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Keywords: Aid Allocation; Policy Selectivity; Poverty Selectivity; Two-Part Model;

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  1. Paul Clist & Alessia Isopi & Oliver Morrissey, . "Selectivity on Aid Modality: Determinants of Budget Support from Multilateral Donors," Discussion Papers 11/01, University of Nottingham, CREDIT.

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