208 pages | 2 B/W Illus.
The first extended analysis of selectivity policies of important bilateral and multilateral aid donors, this book combines a policy-analytical with a quantitative-empirical approach.
Bringing out the conflicts that may exist between foreign assistance agendas and the desire of governments in developing countries to set priorities for their national development policies, the author:
Critical and analytical in style, this book is, among other areas, an invaluable resource for students of various sub-fields of development studies and policy analysis as well as appealing to researchers and policy makers working in the area of foreign assistance across the globe.
1. Introduction 2. The Paradigm Shift in Development Assistance 3. The World Bank and Performance-Based Allocation 4. The Netherlands and the Selection of Recipient Countries 5. The United States and the Millennium Challenge Account 6. Selectivity and Good Governance in the United Kingdom, Denmark and the European Union 7. Quantitative-Empirical Analyses of World Bank, Dutch and U.S. Aid Selectivity 8. Conclusion