Measuring the Effect of Foreign Aidon Growth and Poverty Reduction or the Pitfalls of Interaction Variables »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): J. Polak , Joydeep Roy , and Catherine Pattillo
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2007
Keywords: Foreign aid, interaction variables, growth, poverty reduction, paper, surveys, equation, correlation, standard deviation, And Poverty Reduction,
Regressions in a number of recent papers written by staff members of the World Bank and the IMF rely on an interaction variable (IAV) to establish the effects of foreign aid on economic growth or the reduction of p...