Biases in the distribution of bilateral aid: a regional decomposition analysis
AbstractThis paper investigates income and population biases in the distribution of aid and decomposes recipients by geographic region. Previous analyses aggregate recipients and assume biases have an equal impact. Results demonstrate that while a bias towards middle-income and medium-sized countries persists in the full-sample, the extent of such biases differ significantly by region.
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Date of creation: 28 Feb 2011
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aid biases; fixed effects; panel model; regional decomposition.;
Other versions of this item:
- Matthew J. Salois, 2012. "Biases in the distribution of bilateral aid: a regional decomposition analysis," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(2), pages 203-206, February.
- F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- O50 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2011-03-12 (All new papers)
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