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Donor fragmentation and bureaucratic quality in aid recipients

Stephen F. Knack

Donor fragmentation and bureaucratic quality in aid recipients

by Stephen F. Knack

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance -- Developing countries.,
    • Bureaucracy -- Developing countries.,
    • Civil service -- Developing countries.,
    • Altruism -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Knack and Aminur Rahman.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3186, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3186.
      ContributionsRahman, Aminur, 1956-, World Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3389007M
      LC Control Number2004615097

      2. It is different from fragmentation of aid within countries, usually measured by donor spread across many sectors at country level and small project size. 3. Knack, S. and Rhaman, A. (), „Donor fragmentation and bureaucratic quality in aid recipients‟. donor competition for aid impact. The rest of this paper is structured as follows: Section 2 provides some background on the development of aid fragmentation, and the e orts by the aid community to improve coordination. Section 3 relates our paper to the literature. Section 4 develops the theoretical model, and states the main results.

        Abstract. In an ever-increasing number of policy fields, international cooperation under the conditions of ‘fragmentation’ is a reality. Fragmentation is the phenomenon of a multiplication of actors and growing atomisation, affecting goals, modalities and instruments as well as numerous operational and non-operational : Stephan Klingebiel, Timo Mahn, Mario Negre. and a shift from project aid to program-based approaches. Knack and Rahman () show that aid fragmentation impairs bureaucratic quality in recipient countries. For a broad cross-section of aid recipients, Kimura et al. () find a negative impact of aid fragmentation on economic growth.

      (). Donor Fragmentation and Bureaucratic Quality in Aid Recipients.‖ World Bank Policy Research Working Paper (). Foreign Aid, Structural Adjustment, and Public Management: The Mozambican Experience.‖ Development and Change Author: Stephen Knack and Aminur Rahman. Donor fragmentation is associated with low-quality administrations in recipient countries. One explanation: the best are poached away from local bureaucracies to work for donor projects. => Aid agency competition may be fine, but bundle service delivery on the ground. Donor Fragmentation and the Erosion of Bureaucratic Quality.


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This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations. A formal model of a donor’s decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor’s share of other projects in the country increases, and as the donor’s “altruism” (concern for the success of other donors.

We analyze the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations. A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor's share of other projects in the country increases, and as the donor's concern for the success of other donors' Cited by: This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor’s decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor’s share of other projects in the countryFile Size: KB. Donor fragmentation and bureaucratic quality in aid recipients (English) Abstract.

This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations. A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of Cited by: We analyze the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of. This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor's share of other projects in the country increases, and as the donor's "altruism" (concern for the success of other donors Cited by: Donor fragmentation and bureaucratic quality in aid recipients.

Declines in bureaucratic quality are associated with higher donor fragmentation (reflecting the presence of many donors, each with a small share of aid), and with smaller shares of aid coming from multilateral agencies, a proxy for donor"altruism." (This abstract was borrowed from another version of.

program-based approaches. Knack and Rahman () show that aid fragmentation impairs bureaucratic quality in recipient countries. For a broad cross-section of aid recipients, Kimura et al. () find a negative impact of aid fragmentation on economic growth.

Donors have repeatedly promised to specialize and better coordinate their aid activities. This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor's share of other projects in the country increases, and as the donor's altruism (concern for the success of other donors Cited by: This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor's share of other projects in the country increases, and as the donor's "altruism" (concern for the success of other donors.

Downloadable (with restrictions). Author(s): Knack, Stephen & Rahman, Aminur. Abstract: This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor's share. This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor's share of other projects in the country increases, and as the donor's "altruism" (concern for the success of other Cited by: Donor Fragmentation and Bureaucratic Quality in Aid Recipients Article in Journal of Development Economics 83(1) February with 67 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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donor fragmentation bureaucratic quality. Abstract. This paper analyzes the impact of donor fragmentation on the quality of government bureaucracy in aid-recipient nations.

A formal model of a donor's decision to hire government administrators to manage donor-funded projects predicts that the number of administrators hired declines as the donor's share of other projects in the country increases, and as the donor's"altruism"(concern Author: Stephen Knack and Aminur Rahman.

The model's predictions are consistent with results from cross-country empirical tests, using an index of bureaucratic quality available for aid-recipient nations over the – period.

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Yet on closer inspection, scientific support that demonstrates the harmful effect of donor fragmentation for aid recipients has been only partial and weak. Studies have focused on how fragmentation reduces bureaucratic quality in the poorest countries or – through the specific choice of the fragmentation indicator – on the beneficial.

Donor fragmentation and bureaucratic quality in aid recipients. Journal of Development Economics 83(1): – doi: /o CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 1. the effect of fragmentation and donor coordination, and the way donor coordination can be expected to work.

In terms of outcome variables, we consider not only economic growth, but also school enrollment (since education is a sector which traditionally includes a particularly high number of donors), and bureaucratic quality (as many studies.Declines in bureaucratic quality are associated with higher donor fragmentation (reflecting the presence of many donors, each with a small share of aid), and with smaller shares of aid coming from multilateral agencies, a proxy for donor \"altruism.\".

Donor proliferation and the fragmentation of aid delivery is an important problem besetting foreign aid policy. Increased donor coordination is widely seen as a fix to this problem. This article explores theoretically and empirically the collective action problems and incentives that donors face when coordinating their actions, based on the Cited by: