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Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Thirty percent of foreign development aid is channeled through NGOs or community-based organizations to improve service delivery to the poor, build social capital, and establish democracy in ... More


Humanitarian Dilemmas: The Political Economy of Food

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland

in Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600362
eISBN:
9781503601994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600362.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers humanitarian dilemmas surrounding aid to North Korea. It provides an overview of the food economy and the recurrence of shortages before turning to the political economy of ... More


Revisiting the Collective Action Dilemma

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses the concept of a collective action situation, which can be described as an event that occurs when a needed collective result requires the contribution of a number of people. It ... More


Does Aid Break Down Cooperation?

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides the survey results of Pakistan's forty largest civil society organizations, half of which use development aid and half of which don't. The survey focused on the motivation of ... More


State Aids in European Union Competition Law

Leigh Hancher and Francesco Salerno

in Competition and the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789394
eISBN:
9780804791625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789394.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter explores how state aid rules shape member states’ intervention in the economy. In so doing, the chapter broadly follows a two-part structure that mirrors the structure of state aid ... More


Public No More

in Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on the transition of public universities in the U.S into “public-no-more” universities. It explains that permanent public funding reduction and state and federal actions ... More


Intrinsic or Extrinsic Incentives: The Evolution of Cooperative Groups in Pakistan

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the origins and changes in the major forms of other-regarding and self-regarding groups within Pakistan. The first portion of the chapter helps readers understand the ... More


Why Cooperate?: Motives and Decisions of Initiators and Joiners in Self-Regarding Groups

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter complements the previous one through a detailed analysis of the decision-making processes and motives of initiators and joiners. This time, these concepts are studied within the context ... More


Why Aid Breaks Down Cooperation

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the Oxfam case, where the small grants that were provided in Sindh caused a breakdown of cooperation within self-regarding and other-regarding groups. The chapter presents the ... More


Fixing Incentives: The Way Forward

in Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the policy implications of current research in terms of guiding aid to community-based collective action initiatives and civil society groups. It presents five policy measures ... More


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