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United States Bilateral Foreign Aid and Multilateral Aid: A Comparison

  • David Porter

Abstract

The empirical literature has adopted two approaches, based on distinctly different motives, to explain the allocation of United States bilateral foreign aid. The first approach stresses the interests and foreign policy goals of the United States, and operationalizes a number of models to capture different conceptualizations of United States national interest. In contrast the second approach stresses altruistic motives by operationalizing a model designed to capture the basic human and economic needs of the recipient state.1

Keywords

Capita Measure International Development Association Interest Model Multilateral Agency Recipient State 
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