U.S. Economic Foreign Aid: A Case Study of the United States Agency for International Development, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

U.S. Economic Foreign Aid

A Case Study of the United States Agency for International Development, 1st Edition

By David Porter

Routledge

300 pages

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Originally published in 1990, this volume is a comprehensive study of United States foreign aid allocation from 1961-1983 and the significance it has for US Foreign Policy as a whole. As well as developing a theoretically consistent measure of poverty for the research, the book also examines the relationship between bilateral foreign aid and multilateral foreign aid. A number of theoretical issues in comparative politics, international relations, US domestic institutional decision making and the development of political and economic institutions are explored.

Table of Contents

1. The Historic Development of United States Foreign Aid Policy 2. The International Explanations of Foreign Aid Policies 3. Domestic Institutions and Foreign Aid 4. Research Design and Methodology 5. Empirical Results and Conclusions. Appendix A: Research Notes Appendix B: Data Sources.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Aid

Originally published between 1981 and 1990 the volumes in this set:

  • Examine the relationship between bilateral foreign aid and multilateral foreign aid.
  • Include a comprehensive study of United States foreign aid allocation from 1961-1983 and the significance it has for US Foreign Policy as a whole.
  • Analyse how development aid works in practice.
  • Critique the practice of foreign aid, analyse the aid process and investigate the exercise of leverage by donors.
  • Discuss the significance of Australia’s contribution to overseas aid for the future.
  • Focus principally on the use of foreign aid by the members of OPEC in the 1970s.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS068000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUS072000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development
BUS092000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / General