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- DescriptionThe international community has donated nearly one trillion dollars during the last four decades to reconstruct postconflict countries. Where did the money go? This book argues that foreign aid only fosters reconstruction when postconflict leaders are desperate for income and thus depend on aid that comes with reconstruction strings attached.
- Author BiographyDesha Girod specializes in the political economy of fragile states. Specifically, she focuses on civil conflict, financial flows to developing countries, and colonial institutions. Her research appears in the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and the Journal of North African Studies. Girod is a faculty affiliate of Georgetown's African Studies Program and a member of the Executive Committee of Georgetown's Center for Latin American Studies. Professor Girod received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford. She also held a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.
- Author(s)Desha Girod
- PublisherOxford University Press Inc
- Date of Publication19/02/2015
- GenreEconomics: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOxford University Press Inc
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight296 g
- Width166 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine14 mm
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