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Impact of sectoral allocation of foreign aid on gender equity and human development

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  • Pickbourn, Lynda
  • Ndikumana, Leonce
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    While developing countries have made some progress in achieving human development since the turn of the century, many are still lagging behind in important human development goals such as education, health, nutrition and access to clean drinking water and

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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 WP2013/066.

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    Date of creation: 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-066

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    Keywords: foreign aid; human development; gender equity; education; health;

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    7. Stephan Klasen & Francesca Lamanna, 2009. "The Impact of Gender Inequality in Education and Employment on Economic Growth: New Evidence for a Panel of Countries," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(3), pages 91-132.
    8. Henrik Hansen & Finn Tarp, 2000. "Aid effectiveness disputed," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(3), pages 375-398.
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