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Donor responses to the global financial crisis: A stock take

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Written by Dirk Willem te Velde, Isabella Massa

This paper maps out the response of a selection of bilateral and multilateral donors to the financial crisis, in terms of their progress against various parameters such as aid commitments, new policies, use of and improvements in existing instruments and suggestions for new shock facilities.

The approach is to distinguish between bilateral aid responses and responses in relation to the international system, including the international financial institutions (IFIs).The research is based on a brief survey of donors, official documents and websites.

Dirk Willem te Velde, Isabella Massa