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Aid, Budgets and Accountability: A Survey Article

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This article surveys the recent literature relating to the rationale for scaling up aid and improving its effectiveness. Modalities such as General Budget Support (GBS) are being introduced to increase country ownership and strengthen budget systems and domestic accountability. However, recent assessments of GBS programmes and Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms highlight a number of shortcomings which call into question the role of donors in supporting institutional change. Political-economy factors are often overlooked. Moreover, in a number of countries, donors are deeply involved in core policy processes, undermining their capacity to play a more constructive role. As a consequence, the strengthening of domestic accountability remains an elusive objective.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute, 111 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SEI 7JD ( )., Email: [email protected]

Publication date: November 1, 2006

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