FOREIGN AID AND DEVELOPMENT: LOOKING BEYOND THE GROWTH EFFECT

@inproceedings{Nourou2014FOREIGNAA,
  title={FOREIGN AID AND DEVELOPMENT: LOOKING BEYOND THE GROWTH EFFECT},
  author={Mohammadou Nourou},
  year={2014}
}
  • Mohammadou Nourou
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • On the question of whether aid stimulates GDP growth, the profession provides inconclusive and often contradictory findings. While waiting for a stronger consensus, this paper analyzes the direct effect of aid on other non-monetary dimensions of development. I construct an index of social and human development similar to the UNDPi¯s human development index but which differs from it by excluding per capita GDP. Using both non-parametric and parametric methods, I find a negative relationship… CONTINUE READING

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