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Unformatted text preview: driven”, i.e., care more about redistribution towards the poor. (Besley and Ghatak paper) In recent years, we have witnessed a transformation in the delivery of international development assistance and an increasing displacement of state activity by NGOs. These institutions play an increasingly key role in the funding, design and implementation of development projects. Typ-ically private, non-pro±t organizations working at the local level, con-cerned with both short-term relief and long-term development work. NGOs are extremely diverse in their nature and origin and the term has been come a catch-all for many different activities. Involved in areas as diverse as provision of credit to the rural poor, education and literacy, health, drinking water, sanitation, agricultural extension, environmental Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 241...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 307 taught by Professor Dublin during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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