Financial aid and economic growth: an empirical analysis

Maroccia, Ilaria (A.A. 2021/2022) Financial aid and economic growth: an empirical analysis. Tesi di Laurea in Macroeconomic analysis, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Pietro Reichlin, pp. 74. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Theories of economic growth and the role of savings. The Harrod model. The Domar model. The Solow model. Moving forward. The savings gap. Introducing aid: the theory of the big push. Solow and the big push. Savings-driven vs aid-driven growth. Foreign aid and development concerns. What is "aid"? The evolution of aid. Foreign aid pitfalls. Evaluating effectiveness. The theory behind conditionality. An extensive debate. The issue of ownership. Institutional quality and political stability. Defining "good policy": the role of institutions. The institutions hypothesis. Institutions and growth: evidence from natural experiments. Unbundling institutions. Political institutions. Empirical analysis. Adding to a long lived debate. Methodology. Data. Results. Strengths and limitations.


Bibliografia: pp. 59-62.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in Economics and Finance (LM-56)
Chair: Macroeconomic analysis
Thesis Supervisor: Reichlin, Pietro
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Campioni, Eloisa
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2023 10:57
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2023 10:57


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