The Politics of Aid Selectivity: Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance

The Politics of Aid Selectivity: Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance

by Wil Hout

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415511643
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Wil Hout is an Associate Professor of World Development at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague (The Netherlands) and currently serves as Dean of the Institute. He is the author of Capitalism and the Third World, co-editor (with Jean Grugel) of Regionalism Across the North-South Divide and co-editor of three Dutch-language volumes on issues of international relations and political science.

Table of Contents

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

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