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Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid

Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid »

Source: Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid

Volume/Issue: 2005/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , and Nadia Masud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

ISBN: 9781451861198

Keywords: Official Development Aid, NGOs, Panel Data Econometrics, infant mortality, mortality rates, aid effectiveness,

This paper assesses the effectiveness of foreign aid in reducing poverty through its impact on human development indicators. We use a dataset of both bilateral aid and NGO aid flows. Our results show that NGO aid r...

Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid

Does Foreign Aid Reduce Poverty? Empirical Evidence from Nongovernmental and Bilateral Aid »

Volume/Issue: 2005/100

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Boriana Yontcheva , and Nadia Masud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451861198.001

ISBN: 9781451861198

Keywords: Official Development Aid, NGOs, Panel Data Econometrics, infant mortality, mortality rates, aid effectiveness,

This paper assesses the effectiveness of foreign aid in reducing poverty through its impact on human development indicators. We use a dataset of both bilateral aid and NGO aid flows. Our results show that NGO aid r...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

This guide is designed to facilitate classroom use of The Fabric of Reform, a 30-minute educational video created by the International Monetary Fund. It is intended for use with students in economics and internatio...

Background Information

Background Information »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

To build better lives for their people, policymakers in developing countries must implement reforms that ensure that economic growth keeps pace with increasing populations. These re...

Country Profiles

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Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

About Cameroon Official name: Republic of Cameroon [kam-ehr-ROON] Nationality: Cameroonian [kam-ehr-ROON-ee-un]...

Glossary

Glossary »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

Balance of payments The relationship between the amount of money a nation spends abroad and the income it...

How to Use This Guide

How to Use This Guide »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

This Study Guide is designed to facilitate classroom use of The Fabric of Reform, a 30-minute educational video created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Guide is intend...

Post-Viewing Activities

Post-Viewing Activities »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

1. Ask groups to meet and summarize what they learned from the video. Provide time for groups to report to the class as a whole. 2. The video shows how Mali now manufact...

Pre-Viewing Activities

Pre-Viewing Activities »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

1. Ask students to locate Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali on a world map and present the information in the sidebar entitled “CFA Franc Zone: A Profile” and the individual country...

Program Synopsis

Program Synopsis »

Source: A Study Guide to The Fabric of Reform

Series: Other Statistical Electronic Products

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2000

ISBN: 9781451947984

Keywords: mortality rate, life expectancy, infant mortality, balance of payments, international trade

Introduction The Fabric of Reform examines the effects of economic reform in three African countries in the CFA franc zone (see box on p. 3)— Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire,...