September, 2019

Aid Allocation and Outcomes

What Role Do Political Motives Play?
  • Claudia Williamson

    Associate Professor of Economics, Mississippi State University
  • Nabamita Dutta

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And extensive literature has emerged in both economics and political science that investigates political motivations behind aid allocation to recipient nations.  A separate but related strand of literature talks about the impact of such aid allocation resulting out of political motivations on different development outcomes including economic growth.  Read more of this work in Lessons on Foreign Aid and Economic Development.