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Aid and institutions: Local effects of World Bank aid on perceived institutional quality in Africa


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Title: Aid and institutions: Local effects of World Bank aid on perceived institutional quality in Africa
Authors: Isaksson, Ann-Sofie
Durevall, Dick
Issue Date: Jun-2021
Extent: 43
Publication type: report
Publisher: University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
806
Keywords: Aid
Institutions
Africa
Abstract: Motivated by the lack of sub-national empirical evidence on the relationship between aid and institutional development, this study explores the local effects of World Bank aid on perceived institutional quality in African aid receiving countries. We combine geo-referenced data on the subnational allocation of World Bank aid projects to Africa over the 1995-2014 period with geo-coded survey data for 73,640 respondents across 12 Sub-Saharan African countries. To account for the endogenous placemen... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL classification: F35, O17, O19, O55
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68540
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