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Title Foreign aid and development : lessons learnt and directions for the future / edited by Finn Tarp ; editorial assistant, Peter Hjertholm
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000


Description 1 online resource (xx, 498 pages) : illustrations
Series Serie del encuentro ; v. 16
Serie del encuentro ; v. 16.
Contents Foreign aid and development: summary and synthesis / Sherman Robinson and Finn Tarp -- The evolution of the development doctrine and the role of foreign aid, 1950-2000 / Erik Thorbecke -- The role of government in economic development / Irma Adelman -- Foregn aid in historical perspective: background and trends / Peter Hjertholm and Howard White -- Aid effectiveness disputed / Henrik Hansen and Finn Tarp -- From project aid to programme assistance / Paul Mosley and Marion J. Eeckhout -- Technical co-operation / Channing Arndt -- Sector programme assistance / Ole Mølgård Andersen -- Food aid as an aid instrument: past, present, and future / Bjørg Colding and Per Pinstrup-Andersen -- Using aid to reduce poverty / John Healey and Tony Killick -- Gender equality and foreign aid / Lisa Ann Richey -- Foreign aid, development, and the environment / Rasmus Heltberg and Uffe Nielsen -- Aid and failed reforms: the case of public sector management / Elliot J. Berg -- Foreign aid and private sector development / Mads Váczy Kragh, Jørgen Birk Mortensen, Henrik Schaumburg-Müller, and Hans Peter Slente -- Financial sector aid / Jens Kovsted -- Foreign aid and the macroeconomy / Peter Hjertholm, Jytte Laursen, and Howard White -- Foreign aid in the emerging global trade environment / Oliver Morrissey -- Aid and conflict / Tony Addison -- Aid, conditionality, and debt in Africa / Ravi Kanbur -- Political economy of foreign aid / Raymond F. Hopkins
Summary Aid has worked in the past but can be made to work better in the future. This book offers important new research and will appeal to those working in economics, politics and development studies as well as to governmental and aid professionals
Notes Proceedings from conferences held in Copenhagen, Denmark in Oct. 1997 and 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 450-482) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic assistance -- Developing countries -- Congresses
Economic development projects -- Developing countries -- Congresses
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General.
Développement économique et social.
Aide au développement.
Projets de développement.
Politique de développement.
Evaluation de l'aide.
Pays en développement.
Economic assistance
Economic development projects
Economische ontwikkeling.
Developing countries
Genre/Form Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Tarp, Finn, 1951-
Hjertholm, Peter
ISBN 0203252586