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The macroeconomic management of foreign aid : opportunities and pitfalls / editors, Peter Isard ... [et al.].

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Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2006.
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Government document
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vi, 280 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Economic assistance -- Congresses.
Poverty -- Congresses.
Fiscal policy -- Congresses.
Foreign exchange rates -- Congresses.
Contents:
Foreign aid and macroeconomic management: overview and synopsis of key lessons / Peter Isard ... [et al.]
Session I. Aid, growth, and poverty reduction: what should aid be trying to achieve? How good is the record? Aid and growth: the current debate and some new evidence / Steven Radelet, Michael Clemens, and Rikhil Bhavnani
Aid, growth, and poverty / Aart Kraay
Session II. Aid absorption: recognizing and avoiding macroeconomic hazards. Analytical overview of aid absorption: recognizing and avoiding macroeconomic hazards / David L. Bevan
High aid inflows: the case of Ghana / Shekhar Aiyar ... [et al.]
Absorptive capacity and achieving the MDGs: the case of Ethiopia / Mark Sundberg and Hans Lofgren
Session III. Dutch disease: where do we stand? Exogenous inflows and real exchange rates: theoretical quirk or empirical reality? / Christopher Adam
Session IV. Aid, volatility, and stabilization policy: does aid smooth absorption or exacerbate shocks? Reliability and countercyclicality. Volatility of development aid: unpleasant bean counting / Ales̆ Bulír̆ and A. Javier Hamann
Session V. Aid, debt, and fiscal policy. Debt and new financing in low-income countries: looking back, thinking ahead / Christina Daseking and Bikas Joshi
Session VI. Roles of aid, governance, and the political economy. Aid, governance, and the poltical economy: growth and institutions / Simon Johnson and Arvind Subramanian.
Notes:
"Papers prepared for the seminar, which was hosted in Maputo by the Government of Mozambique during March 2005"--Foreword, p. iii.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Isard, Peter.
International Monetary Fund.
ISBN:
1589065204
9781589065208
OCLC:
70144006
Publisher Number:
9781589065208