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Foreign Aid/Technical Assistance

Essential Reading Items

Book: Delivering on Debt Relief: From IMF Gold to a New Aid Architecture
by Nancy Birdsall and John Williamson assisted by Brian Deese
April 2002

Testimony: US Leadership in the Global Food Crisis
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, hearing on Contributing Factors and International Responses to the Global Food Crisis
May 14, 2008

Op-ed: Hungry for Human Rights
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in The Washington Post
September 28, 2005

Op-ed: Food and Free Trade
by Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Asia
April 25, 2008


Working Papers

08-1: Exit Polls: Refugee Assessments of North Korea's Transition [pdf]
by Yoonok Chang, Hansei University
and Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008


Testimony

US Leadership in the Global Food Crisis
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, hearing on Contributing Factors and International Responses to the Global Food Crisis
May 14, 2008


Op-eds

Making Aid Work
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the DailyNK
May 25, 2011

Asia's Other Crisis
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Newsweek
May 17, 2008

Food and Free Trade
by Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Asia
April 25, 2008

Economic Implications of Summit Agreement
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Korea Herald
October 12, 2007

What Are the North Koreans Up To?
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Korea Times
September 21, 2007

Aid Could Nip the North Korean Nuclear Threat
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Newsweek International
September 17, 2007

A Farewell to Alms
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
August 22, 2007

Aid to North Korea
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the KoreAm Journal, 18, no. 8
August 2007

Hungry for Human Rights
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in The Washington Post
September 28, 2005


Speeches and Papers

Aid, Dutch Disease, and Manufacturing Growth [pdf]
by Raghuram G. Rajan, University of Chicago
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Forthcoming article in the Journal of Development Economics
December 2009

The Silent Tsunami—the Globalization of the Hunger Challenge
by Josette Sheeran, UN World Food Program
Keynote address delivered at the Peterson Institute
May 6, 2008

Aid and Growth: What Does the Cross-Country Evidence Really Show? [pdf]
by Raghuram G. Rajan, University of Chicago
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Forthcoming in the Review of Economics and Statistics
July 2007

A Ten-Year Strategy for Increasing Capital Flows to Africa [pdf]
by the Commission on Capital Flows to Africa
June 2003

Tax Policy in a Global Economy: Issues Facing Europe and the United States
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for the AICGS Taxation Seminar
Washington, DC
February 12, 1999
Revised February 22, 1999


Books

From Social Assistance to Social Development: Targeted Education Subsidies in Developing Countries
by Samuel Morley and David Coady
September 2003

Challenging Foreign Aid: A Policymaker's Guide to the Millennium Challenge Account
by Steven Radelet
May 2003

Delivering on Debt Relief: From IMF Gold to a New Aid Architecture
by Nancy Birdsall and John Williamson assisted by Brian Deese
April 2002

Transforming Foreign Aid: United States Assistance in the 21st Century
by Carol Lancaster
August 2000 (Out-of-Print)