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The effect of aid on growth: evidence from a quasi-experiment

Galiani, Sebastian, Knack, Stephen, Xu, Colin and Zou, Ben (2016) The effect of aid on growth: evidence from a quasi-experiment. International Growth Centre Blog (28 Apr 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Does aid drive real (per capita) GDP growth in recipient countries? Today’s blog uses the International Development Association’s threshold criterion for aid eligibility to estimate the effect of aid on growth and finds physical infrastructure investments are a key driver of growth impacts from aid.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 09:54
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2020 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81762

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