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Foreign aid and the quest for poverty reduction: Is aid to agriculture effective?


  • Kaya, Oz
  • Kaya, Ilker
  • Gunter, Lewell


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  • Kaya, Oz & Kaya, Ilker & Gunter, Lewell, 2013. "Foreign aid and the quest for poverty reduction: Is aid to agriculture effective?," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150720, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea13:150720

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