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The Politics of Aid Selectivity: Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415511643

ISBN10:
041551164X
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
11/1/2014
Publisher(s):
Routledge

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What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 11/1/2014.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

The first extended analysis of selectivity policies of important bilateral and multilateral aid donors, this book combines a policy-analytical with a quantitative-empirical approach. Bringing out the conflicts that may exist between foreign assistance agendas and the desire of governments in developing countries to set priorities for their national development policies, the author: describes in detail the policies of aid selectivity adopted by the World Bank, the Netherlands and the United States since the end of the 1990s including the underlying assumptions looks at key decisions related to a selection of developing countries compares policy-making and different approaches to selectivity in the United Kingdom with those in developing countries. Critical and analytical in style, this book is, among other areas, an invaluable resource for students of various sub-fields of development studies and policy analysis as well as appealing to researchers and policy makers working in the area of foreign assistance across the globe.


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