Empirical results of aid motivations: Australia's bilateral aid program

Gounder R. (1994) Empirical results of aid motivations: Australia's bilateral aid program. World Development, 22 1: 99-113. doi:10.1016/0305-750X(94)90171-6

Author Gounder R.
Title Empirical results of aid motivations: Australia's bilateral aid program
Journal name World Development   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0305-750X
Publication date 1994-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0305-750X(94)90171-6
Volume 22
Issue 1
Start page 99
End page 113
Total pages 15
Language eng
Subject 2002 Cultural Studies
3303 Development
3305 Geography, Planning and Development
3312 Sociology and Political Science
Abstract This paper briefly surveys the existing literature on the motivations of overseas aid. The emphasis is on the two competing models of recipient need and donor interest, and the paper estimates these two models using data for Australian bilateral aid. Both the recipient need model and the donor interest model are supported by the econometric analysis. This is in stark contrast to the results of other studies for "large" states, such as the United States and the United Kingdom. These prior studies show no support for the recipient need model whereas the donor interest model is supported. The atypical result for the Australian bilateral aid program requires further analysis in terms of non-nested hypotheses.
Q-Index Code C1
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