Aid Allocation across Sectors: Does aid fit well with recipients' development priorities?

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KASUGA Hidefumi;
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    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

This paper investigates whether aid flows to developing countries fit well with their development priorities. In particular, we examine aid allocation across sectors in a given recipient country by using sectoral data on aid and indicators that measure the recipient's n... View more
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