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dc.contributor.author Burnside, C
dc.contributor.author Dollar, D
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-09T15:44:24Z
dc.date.issued 2000-09-01
dc.identifier.citation American Economic Review, 2000, 90 (4), pp. 847 - 868
dc.identifier.issn 0002-8282
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/2095
dc.description.abstract This paper uses a new database on foreign aid to examine the relationships among foreign aid, economic policies, and growth of per capita GDP. We find that aid has a positive impact on growth in developing countries with good fiscal, monetary, and trade policies but has little effect in the presence of poor policies. Good policies are ones that are themselves important for growth. The quality of policy has only a small impact on the allocation of aid. Our results suggest that aid would be more effective if it were more systematically conditioned on good policy. (JEL F350, O230, O400).
dc.format.extent 847 - 868
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof American Economic Review
dc.title Aid, policies, and growth
dc.type Journal Article
dc.department Economics
pubs.issue 4
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Trinity College of Arts & Sciences/Economics
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 90

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