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Financial Crises and What to Do About Them

Barry Eichengreen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257430
eISBN:
9780191698453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257430.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides a critical assessment of the official sector's efforts to manage more effectively financial crises in emerging markets. The book reviews international initiatives on both the ... More


Development Assistance

Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson

in Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152684
eISBN:
9781400840526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152684.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter explores the implications of the analytical approach for the design of development assistance. The model suggests a number of margins on which we would expect such assistance to have an ... More


What Have We Learnt About Aid?

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses how aid might be delivered more effectively. While referring to Sida, it provides suggestions that are general enough to be useful to any agency concerned with development ... More


The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceiçāo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The world's agenda of international cooperation has changed. The conventional concerns of foreign affairs, international trade, and development assistance, are increasingly sharing the political ... More


Innovative Sources to Meet A Global Challenge

Anthony B. Atkinson

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were affirmed at the Millennium Summit in 2000 are summarised and the role of Official Development Assistance (ODA) as an important vehicle for ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Clark C. Gibson, Krister Andersson, Elinor Ostrom, and Sujai Shivakumar

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

What’s wrong with development aid? It is argued that much of aid’s failure is related to the institutions that structure its delivery. These institutions govern the complex relationships between the ... More


Global Public Economics

James A. Mirrlees

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter, together with chs. 2 and 11, approaches the question of development funding in a theoretical way, rather than by examining individual proposals for sources. One purpose of the book is ... More


The International Finance Facility Proposal

George Mavrotas

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Proposals for new institutional arrangements for Official Development Assistance (ODA) that exploit techniques for securitisation in the capital market can function as an innovative source for ... More


Over-Arching Issues

Anthony B. Atkinson

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter, together with chs. 10 to 11, approaches the question of development funding in a theoretical way, rather than by examining individual proposals for sources. Chapter 2 itself deals with ... More


International Public Goods and the Case for Foreign Aid

Rajshri Jayaraman and Ravi Kanbur

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

During the 1980s and 90s, aid programs increasingly became a kind of surrogate national government, with outside agencies (usually led by the Bretton Woods institutions) attempting to foster the ... More


Democratization in Africa: What Role for External Actors?

Danielle Resnick and Nicolas van de Walle

in Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unravelling the Impact of Foreign Aid

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686285
eISBN:
9780191766206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686285.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the impact of one type of external influence, foreign aid, on both democratic transitions and consolidation. After first defining transitions and consolidation, the chapter ... More


Accommodating New Actors and New Purposes in International Cooperation: The Growing Diversification of Financing Mechanisms

Pedro Conceiçāo

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the emergence of new actors and purposes and the increase in diversity of financing mechanisms in international cooperation. It suggests that growth in international financing ... More


Peace as a Global Public Good

Ruben P. Mendez

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

During the 1980s and 90s, aid programs increasingly became a kind of surrogate national government, with outside agencies (usually led by the Bretton Woods institutions) attempting to foster the ... More


Development Assistance

Homi Kharas

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0051
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Essentially a creation of the post-Second World War era, development assistance has since experienced a series of rapid transformations. While the “donors’ club” initially consisted mostly of a small ... More


A Compendium of Key Words and Concepts in Aid and Development

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/9780198744924.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An A to Z Compendium of eighteen key words and development concepts mentioned in Part One. The key terms provide further background on some of the key international organisations and institutions ... More


The Global Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development

Jomo Kwame Sundaram

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes the origins and impact of the worst world recession since the 1930s, caused by an unsustainable growth pattern, related global imbalances, and weaknesses in the global financial ... More


Foundations and Private Actors

Carol Adelman and Yulya Spantchak

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0048
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While Official Development Assistance (ODA) comprised the majority of resource flows in international development during much of the twentieth century, today private money, composed of philanthropy, ... More


An Institutional Analysis of Development Cooperation

Elinor Ostrom, Clark Gibson, Sujai Shivakumar, and Krister Andersson

in Environment and Development Economics: Essays in Honour of Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199677856
eISBN:
9780191757266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677856.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at underdevelopment as arising from multiple failures of collective action. Unless development aid addresses the reasons for these collective action problems, it will likely be ... 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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