Brookings Blog Post Examines Shifting Patterns Of Development Aid Allocation, Implications For Aid Effectiveness

Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: Not your parents’ foreign aid: The shift from power to proximity and poverty
Sarah Bermeo, assistant professor at Duke University and faculty affiliate at the Duke Center for International Development, discusses the role of development aid and patterns of aid allocation, writing, “The shifting patterns of aid allocation have implications for studying aid effectiveness. Changing donor motivations mean that past outcomes may be a poor guide to predicting current and future effectiveness” (9/20).