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Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness

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Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness. / Paldam, Martin; Doucouliagos, Hristos.

Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid . ed. / Mak Arvin; Byron Law. Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015. p. 325-349.

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Harvard

Paldam, M & Doucouliagos, H 2015, Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness. in M Arvin & B Law (eds), Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid . Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, MA, pp. 325-349. <https://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/au/#/search?query=recordID:"sb_6199381">

APA

Paldam, M., & Doucouliagos, H. (2015). Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness. In M. Arvin, & B. Law (Eds.), Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid (pp. 325-349). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/au/#/search?query=recordID:"sb_6199381"

CBE

Paldam M, Doucouliagos H. 2015. Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness. Arvin M, Law B, editors. In Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid . Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. pp. 325-349.

MLA

Paldam, Martin and Hristos Doucouliagos "Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness". and Arvin, Mak Law, Byron (editors). Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid . Chapter 20, Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2015, 325-349.

Vancouver

Paldam M, Doucouliagos H. Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness. In Arvin M, Law B, editors, Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid . Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. 2015. p. 325-349

Author

Paldam, Martin ; Doucouliagos, Hristos. / Finally a breakthrough? The recent rise in the size of the estimates of aid effectiveness. Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid . editor / Mak Arvin ; Byron Law. Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015. pp. 325-349

Bibtex

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