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The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Paul Mosley, Blessing Chiripanhura, Jean Grugel, and Ben Thirkell-White

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The aim is to understand the political processes which determine why poverty has been on a falling trend in some countries and not in others. The focus is on the developing world and on the period ... More


A short history of ‘pro-poor policy’ 1970–2010

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

When development studies were born, after decolonization in the middle of the twentieth century, poverty was not an important concern of policy-makers. This chapter asks how this situation changed in ... More


The global politics of poverty reduction

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Especially in poorer countries and regions, international financial institutions (multilateral, bilateral, and increasingly international NGOs) have been important in financing the implementation of ... More


Four African case studies: Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Zimbabwe

Sue Bowden and Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter investigates the historical roots of poverty, with particular reference to the experience of Africa during the twentieth century. The chapter argues that the difference in poverty ... More


Planning and Development Budget Reform, 1990–1995

Alan Whitworth

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The NRA victory triggered substantial aid flows, accounting for over half of public expenditure. However, the planning and budgeting systems had collapsed,; so donors largely did their own thing and ... More


Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Florence Kuteesa, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Alan Whitworth, and Tim Williamson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Following fifteen years of Idi Amin, war and civil war, the Ugandan economy was in ruins by the time peace was restored in 1986. Since then Uganda has consistently been one of the fastest growing ... More


Aligning Aid with Government Fiscal Objectives

Martin Brownbridge

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter evaluates efforts by the government to encourage donors to shift their aid into budget support and to ensure that aid flows were consistent with the government's macroeconomic objectives ... More


Overview of Ugandan Economic Reform since 1986

Alan Whitworth and Tim Williamson

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This synthesis chapter draws out the main findings from the individual chapters. After much agonizing over the direction of economic policy, three fundamental reforms between 1990 and 1992 ... More


The Importance of the GCC for the Wider Region

Raphael Espinoza, Ghada Fayad, and Ananthakrishnan Prasad

in The Macroeconomics of the Arab States of the Gulf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683796
eISBN:
9780191763373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683796.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book concludes with a discussion of the increasing importance of the GCC for the wider MENA region and for South Asia, through several external channels. The data shows the increasing importance ... More


Trade, Foreign Aid, and Welfare

Rajat Acharyya and Saibal Kar

in International Trade and Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199672851
eISBN:
9780191783081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672851.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The study of international income transfers has received a great deal of attention in the theory of international trade. This chapter offers a survey of some of the influential pieces on foreign aid ... More


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