Development Aid and International Politics: Does Membership on the UN Security Council Influence World Bank Decisions?
Vreeland, James R.
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We investigate whether temporary members of the UN Security Council receive favorable treatment from the World Bank, using panel data for 157 countries over the period 1970-2004. Our results indicate a robust positive relationship between temporary UN Security Council membership and the number of World Bank projects a country receives, even after accounting for economic and political factors, as well as regional and country effects. The size of World Bank loans, however, is not affected by UN Security Council membership. Show more
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Journal / seriesKOF Working Papers
PublisherKOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zurich
SubjectWIRTSCHAFTLICHE ENTWICKLUNGSHILFE; ENTWICKLUNGSPOLITIK; WELTBANK; Nations Unies; World Bank; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AID; UN Security Council; Vereinte Nationen; DEVELOPMENT POLITICS; United Nations; Aid; WORLD BANK; Voting
Organisational unit02525 - KOF Konjunkturforschungsstelle / KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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