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The Politics of International Aid

A visit with Simone Dietrich, Assistant Professor, Political Science

By Spencer Melgren
Published: - Topics: Political Science International Aid Foreign Aid politics economics

Foreign Aid and Democracy in Africa

Topics: Political Science International Aid

Dr. Dietrich is currently working on a paper that examines aid and democracy consolidation in Africa. The goal of this study is to understand what conditions make foreign aid likely facilitate national transitions to democracy, and what conditions can lead to “democratic deepening.”