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Aid Allocation and Fragile States *

Mark McGillivray

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter summarizes research on aid allocation and effectiveness, highlighting the current findings of recent research on aid allocation to fragile states. Fragile states are defined by the donor ... More


From regional integration to regionalism in Africa: building capacities for the post-Millennium Development Goals agenda

Cristina D’Alessandro

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter repositions regional processes within the post-MDGs agenda and inquires as to their contribution to its construction. It assesses the progress made towards the achievement of regional ... More


African development, political economy and the road to Agenda 2063

George Kararach, Hany Besada, and Timothy Shaw

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

There are dangers of over-simplification when discussing the development challenges and opportunities facing a continent as vast as Africa at a given point in time! Africa is made up of 54 disparate ... More


Development policy, agency and Africa in the post-2015 development agenda

George Kararach, Hany Besada, Timothy M. Shaw, and Kristen Winters

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Since 2000, Africa’s economies vigorously expanded, maintaining an annual average economic growth rate of 5% or more. However, Africa’s economies have need new dynamism to respond to global ... More


The post-2015 development agenda: Building a global convergence on policy options

James Wakiaga

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Chapter analyses the post-Millennium Development Goals policy debate to frame a successor framework that is universally acceptable. It looks at the changing global dynamics since the adoption of ... More


Economic performance and social progress in Sub-Saharan Africa: the effect of least developed countries and fragile states

Manmohan Agarwal and Natasha Pirzada

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter examines the economic performance of different regions of developing countries and its impact on progress towards achieving the MDGs. It finds that most progress has been made either ... More


Promoting Public Health in the Twenty-First Century: The Role of the World Health Organization

Ruth Bonita, Alec Irwin, and Robert Beaglehole

in Globalization and Health

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172997
eISBN:
9780199865659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

One of the paradoxes of globalization is that an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world is simultaneously marked by widening health gaps between privileged and less advantaged groups, ... More


Protecting the World’s Children: Immunisation policies and Practices

Sidsel Roalkvam, Desmond McNeill, and Stuart Blume (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199666447
eISBN:
9780191749285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666447.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

From an immunological perspective, most vaccines are very effective. But the contribution they make to the health of the world’s children depends on how immunisation programmes are organized, on ... More


Reflections and Prospects

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter has several parts. Firstly it provides an assessment of the SPF Recommendation in its own terms as a piece of ILO policy. Secondly it asks to what extent the “global social floor” or SPF ... More


Ending Hunger and Undernutrition by 2025: Accelerating the Pace

Shenggen Fan, Tolulope Olofinbiyi, and Sinafikeh Gemessa

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Tremendous progress has been made toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), but progress has been largely uneven across regions and goals. While the goal to halve global poverty has been ... More


The Evolution of Development Thought: From Growth to Human Development

Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis, and Emma Samman

in Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794455
eISBN:
9780191835902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794455.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the evolution of development thought from the Second World War to date, tracing the dynamics and interactions between the circumstances that countries faced, economic thought, ... More


New Development Targets for a New Millennium: The MDGs

Myles A. Wickstead

in Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter takes as its starting point the Millennium Declaration of September 2000, and shows how—building also on the International Development Targets (IDTs) and conclusions from a series of UN ... More


Supporting the Millennium Development Goals: The Story up to the Global Financial Crisis of 2008

Myles A. Wickstead

in Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the implicit compact between the North (financial support) and South (policy change) as a basis for implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and institutional and ... More


De-colonizing the 2030 Development Agenda: Moving Towards a Universal Partnership for Sustainable Development

Alicia Bárcena

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Multilateral development objectives and targets need to be recognized as universal in nature—and, thus “de-colonized” in that they should not focus exclusively on developing countries. As an ... More


Beyond Aid: Reshaping the Development Cooperation System

José Antonio Alonso

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Over the last two decades, the development cooperation system has been subject to several changes that have affected the aid doctrine, the spectrum of actors involved, and the range of instruments ... More


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