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Combating Global Poverty

Investing in the Governance and Growth Nexus

Conor M. Savoy

Although funding for governance and economic growth is a part of U.S. foreign aid, it remains a relatively low priority in spite of rhetorical pronouncements to the contrary. There is significant reason, however, to reverse this trend and return to a focus on governance to ensure broad-based economic growth across the developing world. In particular, the rise of emerging economies that can increasingly contribute to their own development means the United States could reduce its focus on basic human needs and toward the growth and governance nexus. This will require a shift in how the United States programs its people, time, and money in delivering foreign assistance. « less more »
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers / Center for Strategic & International Studies
Pages: 72Size: 8 1/2 x 11
978-1-4422-2803-0 • Paperback • December 2013 • $41.00 • (£27.95)
978-1-4422-2804-7 • eBook • December 2013 • $39.00 • (£24.95)
Series: CSIS Reports
Conor M. Savoy is a fellow with the Project on U.S. Leadership in Development at CSIS.