• Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Synthesis Paper 

      Jerve, Alf Morten; Nissanke, Machiko (JBICI Research Paper 36-4, Research report, 2008-08-26)
      Responding to a renewed call for aid to economic infrastructure, the JBIC Institute launched a study on effectiveness of aid to infrastructure projects. While the analysis of the effectiveness of infrastructure projects - ...
    • Elite Capture Through Information Distortion: A Theoretical Essay 

      Platteau, Jean-Philippe; Somville, Vincent; Wahhaj, Zaki (Journal of Development Economics vol. 106, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
      We investigate donor-beneficiary relationships in participatory development programs, where (i) communities are heterogeneous and dominated by the local elite, (ii) the elite strategically propose a project to the donor, ...