Individual and country-level factors affecting support for foreign aid

  title={Individual and country-level factors affecting support for foreign aid},
  author={Pamela Paxton and Stephen F. Knack},
  journal={International Political Science Review},
  pages={171 - 192}
The determinants of public opinion on foreign aid in donor countries have received little attention. This paper examines support for foreign aid with a large, multi-level, cross-national study. Hypotheses are tested with multi-level models, including both individual-level and country-level variables, to predict positive attitudes. Two datasets are used to measure attitudes in donor countries: (1) the 1995 World Values Survey, which has information from approximately 6,000 individuals in nine… 
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