Development Finance in the Global Economy

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A positive chapter has begun in finance for poor countries. Yet progress remains tentative. This book looks at how to make international finance better serve the needs of poor countries and poor people. It contains contributions by economists and political scientists who have been at the center of the international policy debate.

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Overview

A positive chapter has begun in finance for poor countries. Yet progress remains tentative. This book looks at how to make international finance better serve the needs of poor countries and poor people. It contains contributions by economists and political scientists who have been at the center of the international policy debate.

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1 Development finance in the global economy : the road ahead Tony Addison Addison, Tony George Mavrotas Mavrotas, George 1

2 Foreign aid resurgent : new spirit or old hangover? Peter Burnell Burnell, Peter 24

3 Multilateral development assistance : good, bad or just plain ugly? Mark McGillivray McGillivray, Mark Simon Feeny Feeny, Simon Howard White White, Howard 43

4 Political economy of additional development finance Anthony Clunies-Ross Clunies-Ross, Anthony John Langmore Langmore, John 70

5 Financing global and regional public goods through ODA : analysis and evidence from the OECD creditor reporting system Helmut Reisen Reisen, Helmut Marcelo Soto Soto, Marcelo Thomas Weithoner Weithoner, Thomas 124

6 Multi-actor global funds : new tools to address urgent global problems Jeremy Helmans Helmans, Jeremy 151

7 The transition from official aid to private capital flows : implications for a developing country Renu Kohli Kohli, Renu 170

8 The millennium challenge account : transforming US foreign assistance policy? Steven Radelet Radelet, Steven 197

9 Debt relief : the development and poverty impact Tony Addison Addison, Tony 216

10 Remittances and financial inclusion in development Helen S. Toxopeus Toxopeus, Helen S. Robert Lensink Lensink, Robert 236

Index 265

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