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Aid and the Supply Side: Public Investment, Export Performance and Dutch Disease in Low Income Countries.

Abstract:

Contemporary policy debates on the macroeconomics of aid often concentrate on short run Dutch disease effects, ignoring the possible supply side impact of aid financed public expenditure. We present a simple model of aid and public expenditure in which public infrastructure generates an inter-temporal productivity spillover which may exhibit a sector-specific bias. The model also provides for a learning-by-doing externality, through which total factor productivity in the tradable sector is an...

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Christopher S. Adam More by this author
David Bevan More by this author
Volume:
201
Series:
Discussion paper series
Publication date:
2004-08-05
URN:
uuid:43d682b9-124e-4e37-bffc-08647bd036ba
Local pid:
ora:1240
Language:
English

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