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Good Countries or Good Projects? Macro and Micro Correlates of World Bank Project Performance
This paper investigates macro and micro correlates of aid-financed development project outcomes, using data from over 6000 World Bank projects evaluated between 1983 and 2011. Country-level “macro” measures of the quality ...
Growth Still Is Good for the Poor
Average incomes in the poorest two quintiles on average increase at the same rate as overall average incomes. This is because, in a global data set spanning 121 countries over the past four decades, changes in the share ...
Government Spending Multipliers in Developing Countries : Evidence from Lending by Official Creditors
(American Economic Association, 2014-10)
This paper uses a novel loan-level dataset covering lending by official creditors to developing country governments to construct an instrument for government spending. These loans typically finance multi-year spending ...