Aid fragmentation and donor transaction costs
This paper shows that the fragmentation of bilateral donors’ aid across recipient countries tends to raise their transaction costs. It is estimated that bilateral donors could reduce their transaction costs by US$2.5 billion per year through greater recipient country specialisation.
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