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Introduction: Development Aid-Theory, Policies, and Performance

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This is an introduction to the Special Issue. The author provides the background to the development aid arena-to which there clearly exists a pressing need to evaluate progress to date-and introduces and links together the papers that constitute the Special Issue. Copyright 2009 UNU-WIDER. Journal compilation 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

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  • George Mavrotas, 2009. "Introduction: Development Aid-Theory, Policies, and Performance," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(s1), pages 373-381, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:rdevec:v:13:y:2009:i:s1:p:373-381
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    1. Zon, Adriaan van & Wiebe, Kirsten, 2010. "Efficient Development Portfolio Design for Sub Saharan Africa," MERIT Working Papers 050, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    2. Howard Stein, 2009. "A Brief History of Aid in East Africa: The Political Economy of Convergence," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 10(4), pages 13-22, January.
    3. Malokele Nanivazo & Sajal Lahiri, 2015. "Promoting Trade Liberalization: Theoretical Analysis of Foreign Aid as Prize," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 19(3), pages 748-757, August.
    4. Annageldy Arazmuradov, 2015. "Can Development Aid Help Promote Foreign Direct Investment? Evidence from Central Asia," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(1), pages 123-136, February.

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