Guo Working Paper Who gives aid to whom and when ? Aid accelerations , shocks and policies DIW

Abstract

We address the pitfalls of averaging by exploiting the longitudinal variation in aid to identify sudden and sharp increases in aid flows. Focusing on specific events, we test if aid accelerations correspond to policies and shocks in the recipient country. For a large sample of 145 recipient countries and 33 donors from 19602007, we find that positive regime… (More)

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