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Delivering Aid Differently: Lessons from the Field


  • Fengler, Wolfgang

    () (World Bank)

  • Kharas, Homi

    () (World Bank)


The global aid environment has changed profoundly over the last decade. New official and nonstate players have emerged as prominent actors, new challenges like climate change and stabilizing fragile states have arisen, and new approaches to providing aid are being tried. This note summarizes findings presented in the authors’ 2010 publication, Delivering Aid Differently—Lessons from the Field

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  • Fengler, Wolfgang & Kharas, Homi, 2011. "Delivering Aid Differently: Lessons from the Field," World Bank - Economic Premise, The World Bank, issue 49, pages 1-8, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:wbk:prmecp:ep49

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    1. Han, Lu & Koenig-Archibugi, Mathias, 2015. "Aid Fragmentation or Aid Pluralism? The Effect of Multiple Donors on Child Survival in Developing Countries, 1990–2010," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 344-358.

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    aid; developing countires; NGO's; donors; climate change; fragile states; development lending; innovation; information; foreign assistance;

    JEL classification:

    • F3 - International Economics - - International Finance
    • F34 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Lending and Debt Problems
    • F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • O19 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - International Linkages to Development; Role of International Organizations


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