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The Effect of Foreign Aid on Sub-national Development

A Quantile Regression Approach

This ePaper investigates the non-linear effects of geo-referenced World Bank aid projects on economic development at the sub-national level, measured as night-time luminosity. The data framework is based on a grid cell structure at a 0.5 x 0.5 decimal degree resolution, covering approximately 10,600 grid cells across 54 African countries, over the period of 1992 to 2014. This approach addresses endogeneity concerns associated with sample selection and reverse causality. Using a fixed effec...


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  • Publisher : Graduate Institute Publications
  • Series : eCahiers de l’Institut | 32
  • Place of publication : Genève
  • Year of publication : 2020
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 07 septembre 2020
  • Electronic EAN : 9782940600205
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.iheid.7797
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