AbstractThis chapter explains the incentives facing donors that lead them to fragment their foreign aid effortis over a large number of recipients, sectros, and projects. It summarizes cross-country evidence suggesting that fragmentation may reduce quality of the public administration in aid recipients, distort public expenditure allocations, and impair progress on public budgetary management reform efforts.
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Date of creation: 2008
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foreign aid; public administration; collective action failures;
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- D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
- F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
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