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Type of Document Dissertation
Author Avny, Amos Ben
URN etd-10242005-124123
Title Foreign aid, trade and development : analysis of the past, prospects for the future
Degree PhD
Department Public Administration and Public Affairs
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Kronenberg, Philip S. Committee Chair
Chetwynd, Eric Committee Member
Goodsell, Charles T. Committee Member
Nurse, Ronald J. Committee Member
Wolf, James F. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Economic assistance
  • American Developing countries
Date of Defense 1994-11-05
Availability restricted
Abstract

This dissertation addresses U.S. foreign aid as a policy problem and examines new avenues for future aid strategies. Contemporary scholars call for shifting the paradigm of world politics from power to a more economicoriented policy of "Cooperative Capitalism." They call to base US foreign policy on a system of "Global Partnership." In that vein this study argues that future aid policy should be reshaped and carried out as a comprehensive strategy that incorporates trade and aid activities. Such a policy will meet better American domestic and global interests.

The dissertation examines aid and trade policies, the linkages between them, and their effect on LOCs' economic growth. The inquiry, conducted as a multiple case study, analyzes past and contemporary documentation concerning u.s. aid and foreign trade activities from 1945 to 1990.

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