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Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg, and Marc Stern (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This collection of papers offers a new rationale and framework for international development cooperation. Its main argument is that in actual practice development cooperation has already moved beyond ... More


Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Rachel M. McCleary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.001.1
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines how American foreign policy has shaped the relationship between international private voluntary organizations and the U.S. federal government. Private voluntary organizations ... More


Applying the IAD Framework: The Incentives Inside a Development Agency

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:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Incentives for an aid agency’s staff to learn about sustainability of field activities is one of the most fundamental factors in that agency’s quest for sustainable development outcomes. It is ... More


Preventing Deadly Conflict: From Global Housekeeping to Neighbourhood Watch

David A. Hamburg and Jane E. Holl

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:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Through an interesting dynamic, there is at present an interesting intersection of two literatures – that on conventional foreign aid and that on global externalities and public goods. Some of the ... More


Conclusion

Annette Miae Kim

in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This final chapter summarizes how the empirical findings of the book show the importance of social cognition theory in explaining how major economic institutional changes happen. In the transition to ... More


The New Face of Development Cooperation: The Role of South-South Cooperation and Corporate Social Responsibility

Francisco Sagasti, Fernando Prada, Mario Bazán, Jorge Chávez Granadino, and Gonzalo Alcalde

in Development Cooperation in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159661
eISBN:
9780231504393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159661.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the arrival of new aid modalities and instruments that have led to the presence of new participants, including some from the private sector (firms, individuals, and ... More


International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Bruce Currie-Alder, Ravi Kanbur, David M. Malone, and Rohinton Medhora (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Thinking on development—and its application in practice—can be properly understood only within its particular historical, political, and institutional contexts. This volume traces the history of ... More


The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years

Michele Alacevich

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760652
eISBN:
9780804770798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760652.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book is a study of economic history. It describes what is perhaps the most crucial time for development economics: the birth of the “third world,” the creation of development economics as a ... More


Contemporary Reform of Global Financial Governance: Implications of and lessons from the past

Eric Helleiner

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/9780231157643.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues for more creative and ambitious thinking about international financial reform in light of the ongoing global financial crisis that began in 2007. The 1944 Bretton Woods conference ... More


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


The Politics of Aid Revisited: A Review of Evidence on State Capacity and Elite Commitment

Arjan de Haan and Ward Warmerdam

in The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722564
eISBN:
9780191789250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722564.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on a systematic review of the impacts of aid on both state capacity for, and elite commitment to sustainable development, this chapter concludes that a better understanding of the impact of aid ... More


The Contributions and Impact of Civil Society

Alan M. Rugman and Jonathan P. Doh

in Multinationals and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115611
eISBN:
9780300150506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115611.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the emergence of civil society and NGOs as important actors in international development. It introduces a classification of NGOs to help differentiate among their goals, ... More


Research for the Developing World: Public Funding from Australia, Canada, and the UK

Bruce Currie-Alder

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198742937
eISBN:
9780191802911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742937.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Research for the developing world can generate evidence on the effectiveness of foreign aid, invent new technologies that serve poor people, and strengthen research capabilities in poor countries. ... More


Epilogue

Bruce Currie-Alder, Ravi Kanbur, David M. Malone, and Rohinton Medhora (eds)

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/9780199671656.003.0054
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How will development thought and practice evolve over the next fifty years? Looking back, there has been tremendous progress in well-being among nations. The objectives of development broadened, from ... More


Canada: Hopper’s Vision of Empowerment

Bruce Currie-Alder

in Research for the Developing World: Public Funding from Australia, Canada, and the UK

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198742937
eISBN:
9780191802911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742937.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The historical experience of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) spans three distinct periods since 1970. Initially, IDRC possessed a substantial degree of autonomy, with ... More


The State of Development Thought

Bruce Currie-Alder, Ravi Kanbur, David M. Malone, and Rohinton Medhora (eds)

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/9780199671656.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

What is development? How does it happen? How have ideas on development changed since the Second World War? How has thought driven practice, and how has practice in turn shaped thought? Some initial ... More


United Kingdom: Between Haldane and Rothschild

Bruce Currie-Alder

in Research for the Developing World: Public Funding from Australia, Canada, and the UK

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198742937
eISBN:
9780191802911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742937.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The historical experience of UK support to research for the developing world spans four distinct periods since the 1950s. Initially, the UK offered core support to highly qualified people and ... More


A Decade of Change in the 1990S: A New Focus on Poverty and Governance

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/9780198744924.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows how ideas about aid and development were shaped by events in eastern and central Europe and the former Soviet Union, in particular the increasing focus in aid programmes on issues ... More


Australia: Crawford’s Legacy of Partnership

Bruce Currie-Alder

in Research for the Developing World: Public Funding from Australia, Canada, and the UK

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198742937
eISBN:
9780191802911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742937.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Founded in 1982, and initially given a ten-year lifespan, Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR) sought to prove its worth through increases in agricultural productivity ... More


Introduction: The Management of Foreign Aid

Dan Honig

in Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672454
eISBN:
9780190672485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672454.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the basic framework of the book. Agent judgment is fallible, and top-down controls may preclude useful actions by agents. International development organizations (IDOs), then, ... More


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