Initiative for Policy Dialogue, 2007
6 Pages Posted: 20 Jul 2007 Last revised: 22 Oct 2007
The paper reviews development assistance since the early 20th century, focusing on critical issues at the beginning of the 21st century: limited resources, increased bilateralism, tied aid, conditionality, instruments of development assistance, and the lack of a common global agenda. It belongs to a series of backgrounders developed at Joseph Stiglitz's Initiative for Policy Dialogue.
Keywords: Development aid
JEL Classification: F35
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