Carl-Johan, Dalgaard and Henrik, Hansen (2010): Evaluating Aid Effectiveness in the Aggregate: A critical assessment of the evidence.
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The purpose of the present evaluation study is to discuss the empirical studies that attempt to estimate the impact of foreign aid on economic growth. The study draws on a previous evaluation study (Dalgaard and Hansen, 2009), which introduces the general econometric methodology involved in making assessments about the aggregate impact of aid. In order to fully benefit from the discussion below it is therefore advisable for readers without prior knowledge of econometrics to review the material discussed in Dalgaard and Hansen (2009). The present study provides insights into the following questions 1. What are the central mechanisms linking aid to growth? 2. How much should one expect from aid a priori? 3. What are the best available estimates of the impact from total aid on economic growth in income per capita? 4. Does aid modality matter?
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Evaluating Aid Effectiveness in the Aggregate: A critical assessment of the evidence|
|Keywords:||Economic growth; foreign aid|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C13 - Estimation: General
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O47 - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth ; Aggregate Productivity ; Cross-Country Output Convergence
|Depositing User:||Henrik Hansen|
|Date Deposited:||05. Jun 2010 18:59|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2015 20:58|
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