A Case for Aid: Building Consensus for Development Assistance
James D. Wolfensohn, Nicholas Stern, United Nations International Conference on Financing for DevelopmentISBN: 0821351621;
A Case for Aid: Building a Consensus for Development Assistance discusses the key issues at debate over aid to the world's poorest countries. It includes readings related to the United Nations International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Monterrey, Mexico, in March 2002. The book addresses: · Why aid is more effective today at reducing poverty than ever before · How aid has helped to support reforms in poor countries · Why aid alone is not enough ? the impact of trade barriers on development · The road forward in light of the Monterrey Consensus. A Case for Aid brings together: A Partnership for Development and Peace, a keynote speech given by World Bank president James D. Wolfensohn two weeks before the Monterrey event. Making the Case for Aid, by the World Bank's chief economist, Nicholas Stern, which discusses the consensus that emerged from Monterrey, including the broad international commitment to reach the...
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