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By Jan P. Pronk

This quantity provides a cutting-edge debate at the debatable subject of improvement aid.

  • The members are all specialists within the box of foreign development.
  • Presents a few tough conclusions concerning the function that relief performs in catalysing, or stifling, development.
  • Represents quite a lot of varied analytical perspectives.

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Other priorities of the business sector include access to raw materials and the favourable treatment of foreign investment. Trade unions may place greater priority on supporting labour standards and workers’ rights overseas, not only out of international solidarity but also out of fear of competition from foreign producers taking advantage of exploitative working conditions. Humanitarian organizations call for targeting aid to people in need, regardless of considerations of donor selfinterest. In practice, however, geopolitical concerns often play the most decisive role in donor priorities.

During the early period of development there is a large low-income agricultural (traditional) sector. Everybody is poor and poverty is equally distributed. As development proceeds, labour moves from the traditional sector to the industrial (modern) sector. Income inequality becomes greater, but in the longer run it will reduce inequality because wages in the traditional sector will also increase, according to the Lewis model of unlimited supplies of labour (Lewis, 1954; Ranis and Fei, 1961, 1964).

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