Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cash on Delivery Aid: Red Herring or Future of Aid?

With the focus in international aid very much on efficiency and outcome, any model that appears to guarantee both is bound to pique the interest of donors, and the Cash on Delivery Aid (COD Aid) approach developed by Nancy Birdsall … Continue reading

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Who should lead the IMF?

Two years ago, leaders of the G20 agreed that: ‘The heads and senior leadership of the international financial institutions should be appointed through an open, transparent, and merit-based selection process’. The statement reflected growing pressures to reform as emerging economies … Continue reading

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Splits within UK government over commitment to international aid spending

The Conservative Party, the dominant partner in the UK’s ruling coalition government, looks to be divided over the issue of its commitment to increased international development spending. In a letter today leaked to The Times newspaper, Defence Secretary Liam Fox … Continue reading

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