The Determinants of Aid in the Post-Cold War Era
AbstractThis paper estimates the responsiveness of aid to recipient countries’ economic and physical needs, civil/political rights, and government effectiveness. We look exclusively at the post-Cold War era and control for the political, strategic, and other considerations of donors with fixed effects. In general, we find that aid and per capita income were negatively related, while aid was positively related with infant mortality, rights, and government effectiveness.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, West Virginia University in its series Working Papers with number 06-14 Classification- JEL: F35.
Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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