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To Areas of Need, Opportunity, or Strategic Interest? Explaining Which Countries Receive Environmental Aid and Why

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the central question of this book: how donors allocate development funds among recipient countries. It presents a series of formal hypotheses on inter-recipient aid allocation, ... More


Outsourcing the National Interest? Delegating Environmental Aid to Multilateral Agencies

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter identifies and empirically evaluates hypotheses about why and under what conditions donor governments delegate the task of environmental aid allocation to multilateral granting and ... More


Reconstructing the Aid Effectiveness Debate

Machiko Nissanke

in Foreign Aid for Development: Issues, Challenges, and the New Agenda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580934
eISBN:
9780191723346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580934.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter criticizes the current International Development Association (IDA) aid allocation and debt sustainability framework on the grounds of their over-reliance on the country policy and ... More


From Rio to Gleneagles: Has Aid Been Greened?

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins with a brief history of environmental aid. It then discusses the gaps in understanding aid allocation and the environment and the principal-agent framework. An overview of the ... More


Who Receives Environmental Aid? Patterns of Allocation and Case Studies of Five Major Recipients

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the global allocation of beneficial, environmentally neutral, and environmentally damaging foreign assistance from the 1980s and 1990s. It examines five major recipient ... More


Looking to the Future of Environmental Aid

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. The preceding chapters analyzed how and why billions of dollars flow every year from rich countries to poor countries for ... More


Billions for the Earth? Patterns of Environmental Assistance

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses trends in environmentally damaging, environmentally neutral, and environmentally beneficial aid over the last two decades. It is shown that in a relatively short period of ... More


Have the Multilaterals Been Greened? Major Trends and Cases

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, J. Timmons Roberts, and Michael J. Tierney

in Greening Aid?: Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213948
eISBN:
9780191707476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213948.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter shows how multilateral agencies provided developing countries with more than $75 billion in environmental aid between 1980 and 2000. It presents descriptive statistics on environmental ... More


Reorienting Foreign Aid*

Sarah Blodgett Bermeo

in Targeted Development: Industrialized Country Strategy in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190851828
eISBN:
9780190869083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851828.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter applies the theory of targeted development to foreign aid and analyzes bilateral aid allocation from 23 donors to 156 recipient for the period 1973–2012. The targeted development ... More


On the Psychology of the Identifiable Victim Effect

Deborah A. Small

in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217471
eISBN:
9780190217488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217471.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reviews the literature from psychology on aid allocation decisions—focusing specifically on the “identifiable victim effect.” The goal is to build a bridge between what the research from ... More


United Nations’ Role in Human Development

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, Haq envisages the role of the UN in promoting the notion of human development in the world and specifies key areas of action for realizing this. These include publication of annual ... More


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