- Foreign Aid and Corruption: Anti-Corruption Strategies Need Greater Alignment with the Objective of Aid Effectiveness
- Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
- Georgetown University Press
- Volume 18, Number 2, Summer/Fall 2017
- pp. 10-17
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The history of foreign aid has been inextricably linked with corruption. Since the inception of the International Development Association (IDA) in 1960, a large body of writings has emerged on the corrosive effect of corruption that undermines the effectiveness of foreign aid. To improve the development impact of foreign aid, the international development community has taken a firm stance against corruption.