Seminar: Does Aid Contribute to Economic Development?

Helsinki, Finland
UNU-WIDER / Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 10:00 to 11:30

Address: Meripajan Valopiha, Katajanokanlaituri 3, Helsinki, Finland

Uncovering the relationship between aid and growth
by Finn Tarp, Director, UNU-WIDER

Is aid a positive or a negative factor in economic growth? Has aid done more harm than good? What are the channels through which aid affects the economy?

These and many more of your questions on the relationship between development aid and economic growth in developing countries will be addressed in a seminar organized jointly by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the UN University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).