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NGO aid – well targeted to the needy and deserving?


  • Dreher
  • A.
  • Koch
  • D.-J.
  • Nunnenkamp
  • P.
  • Thiele
  • R.
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How do NGOs spend their development assistance? This column discusses research showing that NGO aid is no better targeted to the neediest countries than state aid agencies either by choosing needier countries, or by entering un-chartered waters and trying to excel where state aid is most likely to fail.

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Key Words

  • Aid
  • development
  • NGOs