Pincin, Jared (2012): Political power and aid tying practices in the development assistance committee countries.
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Using a panel of 22 OECD Development Assistance Committee countries over the 1979-2009 period, this paper examines the link between donor-political institutional features, particularly the fragmentation of executive power and the degree of competition in the legislative branch of government, and the share of tied aid in the aid budget of a donor. The empirical results show tied aid, both in levels and as a percentage of total aid, increases as the number of decision makers within the governing coalition increases and decreases as the proportion of excess seats a governing coalition holds above a simple majority increases.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Political power and aid tying practices in the development assistance committee countries|
|Keywords:||Official Development Assistance (ODA); tied aid; fragmented government; political economy|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F35 - Foreign Aid|
|Depositing User:||Jared Pincin|
|Date Deposited:||14. Jun 2012 22:44|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 16:17|
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