Working Paper

Sectoral Aid Priorities: Are Donors Really Doing their Best to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals?


  • Thiele
  • R.
  • Nunnenkamp
  • P.
  • Dreher
  • A.
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We analyze the aid portfolio of various bilateral and multilateral donors, testing whether they have prioritised aid in line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In doing so, we combine sectorally disaggregated aid data with indicators reflecting

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JEL Classification
F35, O11, O19

Key Words

  • aid allocation
  • Development aid
  • MDGs