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By Dirk-Jan Koch

ISBN-10: 0203882172

ISBN-13: 9780203882177

ISBN-10: 0415486475

ISBN-13: 9780415486477

Overseas NGOs are more and more vital avid gamers in the new relief structure yet their geographic offerings stay uncharted territory. This publication specializes in styles of improvement counsel, mapping, whereas analysing and assessing the rustic offerings of the most important foreign NGOs. Koch's method is interdisciplinary and makes use of qualitative, quantitative and experimental the way to supply a transparent perception within the determinants of state offerings of overseas NGOs. The publication goals to find the rustic offerings of overseas NGOs, how they're made up our minds and the way they can be more suitable. This paintings, which makes use of a dataset created in particular for the study, involves the belief that overseas NGOs don't objective the poorest and so much tricky nations. they're proven to be focussing totally on these nations the place their again donors are energetic. also, it used to be found that they have a tendency to cluster their actions, for instance, foreign NGOs even have their donor darlings and their donor orphans. Their clustering is defined through adapting theories that designate focus in for-profit actors to the non-profit context. The publication is the 1st at the geographic offerings of foreign NGOs, and is hence of substantial educational curiosity, specially for these targeting improvement relief and 3rd zone study. in addition, the e-book presents particular coverage feedback for extra thought-out geographic judgements of overseas NGOs and their again donors.

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4 of the cases whether an NGO is, or is not active, in a certain country. NGO appear more likely to select countries with lower per capita GDP, though only at the 10 per cent level of significance. NGOs are more likely to become active in countries with higher levels of democracy, at the 10 per cent significance level. At the 1 per cent level, NGOs are more likely to be active in countries (i) which receive higher levels of bilateral official aid from the donor country in which the NGO is based, (ii) where more other NGOs are engaged, (iii) which share the same religion, and (iv) which have larger populations.

NGOs that are more financially dependent on their back donors mimic the choices of their back donors to a greater extent. Since back donors also have their own orphans and donor darlings, replicating their country choices leads to a further concentration of NGO aid. The paper on which this chapter is loosely based was published in the European Journal of Development Research in 2007 (co-authored by Judith Westeneng and Ruerd Ruben). Part III: Analysing the implications of the geographic choices of international NGOs.

For instance OECD/DAC data are seriously deficient with respect to NGO aid at the level of individual recipient countries (Nunnenkamp et al. 2008). This chapter aims to close this empirical gap by compiling and analysing a new dataset on aid allocation, collected for 61 NGOs based in 13 donor countries, and thus rather unique in its coverage. Data were collected from the annual reports of the international NGOs or provided by them on request. The chapter is structured as follows. It commences with a review of literature, and comes with five propositions as to what determines the cross country choices of NGOs.

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