Working Paper

Assessing the Allocation of Aid: Developmental Concerns and the Self-Interest of Donors

Kiel Working Papers, 1253

In this paper, we perform a Tobit analysis of aid allocation, covering the period 1999- 2002 and accounting for both altruistic and selfish donor motives. It turns out that poorer countries get clearly more aid from both bilateral and multilateral donors.


Gustavo Canavire
Peter Nunnenkamp
Luis Triveño


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C24, F35