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El impacto de la ayuda internacional en la calidad de las instituciones

Alonso, José Antonio and Garcimartín, Carlos (2010) El impacto de la ayuda internacional en la calidad de las instituciones. [Working Paper or Technical Report]

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Abstract

Diversos trabajos han puesto de manifiesto que la ayuda al desarrollo puede tener un efecto
perverso sobre la calidad institucional de los países que la reciben, dando lugar a una
especie de maldición de la ayuda. En opinión de los autores, sin embargo, esta literatura
muestra dos graves deficiencias. En primer lugar, en ninguno de los trabajos se efectúa una
investigación previa sobre los determinantes de la calidad institucional, lo que da lugar a
un importante problema de variables omitidas. En segundo lugar, no se contempla la posibilidad
de que existan rendimientos decrecientes en la ayuda. El objetivo del presente trabajo
consiste en corregir estas dos deficiencias a través de una estimación propia, obteniendo
como conclusión fundamental que, una vez que se controla por los determinantes
de la calidad institucional, la ayuda incide en esta variable de forma positiva, pero con rendimientos
decrecientes.

Item Type:Working Paper or Technical Report
Uncontrolled Keywords:Calidad institucional, Ayuda al desarrollo, Distribución de la renta, Sistema fiscal
Subjects:Social sciences > Economics > Economic cooperation
Social sciences > Economics > Economic development
Social sciences > Economics > Public finance
Series Name:Working Papers
Volume:UNSPECIFIED
Number:08/10
ID Code:11244
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