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The utilization of ODA

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Abstract

Having analyzed the supply side of development finance (Chap. 2) as well as the process of allocating official funds (Chap. 3) and the manifold im-plications associated therewith, Chap. 4 finally addresses the “demand side” of ODA and the potential channels of aid affecting poverty reduction in a recipient country. The enquiries here are fourfold:
  • How is ODA actually disbursed and utilized in low-income countries (Sect. 4.1)?

  • Does foreign aid lead to poverty reduction via economic growth (Sect.4.2)?

  • What are the interdependencies between ODA, poverty reduction, inequality and economic growth (Sect. 4.3)?

  • What are the macroeconomic consequences of ODA in recipient coun-tries, especially in cases of sudden, large increases of ODA (Sect. 4.4)?

Keywords

Poverty Line Poverty Reduction Recipient Country Poverty Trap Debt Relief 
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