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Aid, social policy, and development

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  • Addison Tony
  • Niño-Zarazúa Miguel
  • Tarp Finn

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This paper discusses past and current social policy strategies in the international aid architecture. From the 1990s, aid strategy and policy shifted to put a stronger emphasis on human development. This accelerated with the Millennium Development Goals and will continue under the Sustainable Development Goals, which have even more ambitious targets. The paper also assesses some of the concerns associated with the 'Paris-style; aid modalities, and discusses major challenges for the future global development agenda.

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  • Addison Tony & Niño-Zarazúa Miguel & Tarp Finn, 2015. "Aid, social policy, and development," WIDER Working Paper Series 061, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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    1. Riddell, Abby & Niño-Zarazúa, Miguel, 2016. "The effectiveness of foreign aid to education," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 23-36.
    2. Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, 2015. "Aid, education policy, and development," WIDER Working Paper Series 135, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    3. Tony Addison & Miguel Niño†Zarazúa & Jukka Pirttilä, 2018. "Fiscal Policy, State Building and Economic Development," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 30(2), pages 161-172, March.
    4. Gough, Ian & Abu Sharkh, Miriam, 2011. "Financing welfare regimes: mapping heterogeneous revenue structures," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 36629, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    5. repec:eee:wdevel:v:105:y:2018:i:c:p:70-82 is not listed on IDEAS

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