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Effective Aid: How Democracy Allows Development Aid to Improve the Quality of Life

  • Kosack, Stephen
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 31 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 1-22

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:31:y:2003:i:1:p:1-22
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