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The rest goes to corrupt government or sometimes back

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Unformatted text preview: e (ODA) Flows from donors to recipients (0.7% of GDP) Motivations Donor agenda Increase total of modern consumers Strategic, political, trading purposes International bodies (UN, World Bank, IMF) Advantages: motives are less commercial and more politically neutral Motives are economic and social advance NGO’s: Less self- interested Microfinancing: community- targeted rather than toss money at the government More poverty- focused Most in- touch with local needs Does aid work?: Unfair to ask this question: Neat constructs of success/failure don’t work. Good and bad attributes to every project Hard to adjust for externalities and local context Numbers may be inflated or deflat...
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