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Aid and Infrastructure Financing: Emerging challenges with a focus on Africa

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  • Addison, Tony
  • Anand, P. B.

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The central argument of this study is that given the magnitude of the investment in infrastructure that is required, especially in Africa, the role of foreign aid in the future should be distinctly different. While aid will be required to continue to fill

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2012/56.

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Length: 28
Date of creation: 2012
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2012-56

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Keywords: aid; infrastructure; Africa; finance; funds; private sector;

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  1. Yepes, Tito & Pierce, Justin & Foster, Vivien, 2009. "Making sense of Africa's infrastructure endowment : a benchmarking approach," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4912, The World Bank.
  2. Richard Schiere, 2010. "Building Complementarities in Africa between Different Development Cooperation Modalities of Traditional Development Partners and China," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 22(S1), pages 615.
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  5. Francisco Rodríguez, 2006. "Have Collapses in Infrastructure Spending Led to Cross-Country Divergence in per Capita GDP?," Wesleyan Economics Working Papers 2006-013, Wesleyan University, Department of Economics.
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