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Programme Aid and Development Beyond Conditionality

By Geske Dijkstra, Howard White Copyright 2003
    592 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This important contribution to the literature on development economics analyses the effectiveness of programme aid - i.e. aid that is not given in the form of projects. Using real world examples from countries such as Nicaragua, Tanzania, and Vietnam this book deals with one of the core issues in development economics today.

    1. Programme Aid and the International Financial Institutions2 The Evaluation of Programme Aid: A Methodological Framework3. Development by Default: Programme Aid to Bangladesh4. Supporting Success: Economic Growth in Cape Verde in the Early Nineties5. Politics and Partnership in Ghana in the 1980s, with Reference to Co-Financing as a Bilateral Aid Instrument6. From Rehabilitation to Recovery: Mozambique in the 1990s7. Aid, Debt and Dependence: Programme Aid in Nicaragua8. Tanzania in the 1990s9. Programme Aid in Uganda: What Does the 'Showcase' Show?10. Aid in a Rapidly Growing 'Off-Track' Economy: Vietnam in the 1990s11. A Black Sheep Amongst Reformers? Zambia in the 1990s12. Modalities of Programme Aid13. The Role of Donor Agencies in Policy Change14. Have Reforms Worked?15. The Impact of Programme Aid Funds16. Conclusions on Programme Aid and Development: Beyond Conditionality


    Geske Dijkstra, Howard White