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March 16, 2009
Just after last September's High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Accra, the Economist offered the stark assessment that, the development aid...
March 4, 2009
Abstract: Can brief, foreign-funded efforts to build local institutions have positive effects on local patterns of governance, cooperation, and...