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Private donations for international development

John Micklewright

Private donations for international development

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance,
  • Charitable bequests

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Micklewright and Anna Wright.
    SeriesWIDER discussion paper
    ContributionsWright, Anna., World Institute for Development Economics Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19087750M
    ISBN 10929190550X


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Private donations are also likely to be affected by some other forms of development finance covered in the UNU-WIDER project on Innovative Sources for Development Finance. In the case of an international lottery, considered by Addison and Chowdhury (Chapter 8, this volume), the impact might be negative, with lottery ticket purchasers reducing their direct donations to ‘good causes’.Author: John Micklewright.

Private giving has always been an important source of financing for international development, and in fact pre-dates public funding for international development.

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