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Overview of Foreign Aid in the Balkan Countries: Selected problems
Název práce v češtině:
Název v anglickém jazyce: Overview of Foreign Aid in the Balkan Countries: Selected problems
Klíčová slova: World Bank, Foreign Aid, Globalization
Klíčová slova anglicky: World Bank, Foreign Aid, Globalization
Akademický rok vypsání: 2011/2012
Typ práce: diplomová práce
Jazyk práce: angličtina
Ústav: Institut ekonomických studií (23-IES)
Vedoucí / školitel: PhDr. Jaromír Baxa, Ph.D.
Řešitel: skrytý - zadáno vedoucím/školitelem
Datum přihlášení: 10.06.2011
Datum zadání: 10.06.2011
Datum a čas obhajoby: 30.01.2013 00:00
Místo konání obhajoby: IES
Datum odevzdání elektronické podoby:06.01.2013
Datum odevzdání tištěné podoby:06.01.2013
Datum proběhlé obhajoby: 30.01.2013
Oponenti: doc. PhDr. Julie Chytilová, Ph.D.
 
 
 
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Zásady pro vypracování
1. Poverty rates have been reduced after the World Bank donors.
2. Financial support of the region brings positive effects on domestic economy.
3. The implementation of World Bank’s Poverty Reduced Strategies leads to an adjustment of economic welfare.


1. Abstract

2. Introduction
a. The World Bank History And Organisation
b. Global Roles And Functions

3. Financing of the Southeastern Balkans
a. Economic background of the region
b. The importance of the World Bank Investments
c. Accelerating the Economic growth
d. Facing the challenges

4. Literature Review
a. Theoretical Background
b. Empirical Evidence

5. Data And Methodology

6. Model Estimation

7. The Investings Criticism: Helping Or Damaging The Local Economies
a. Discussion of the Results
b. Conclusions On The Dual Policy Implications

8. Bibliography

9. Appendix
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Předběžná náplň práce
This study attempts to ascertain the role of the World Bank and its problematical issues in Balkan countries. The foreign aid holds a key impact in these economies, but on the other hand it embraces a controversial aspect. The contradictory role of the World Bank lies in aid ineffectiveness at reducing poverty and sustaining economic growth. The foreign aid inflows did not manage to fulfill its objectives efficiently, since they created income inequalities in the region favoring distinctive economies. Corruption and bad-governmental management would expand the controversially further. Additionally, the study analyzes the impact of aid on economic growth empirically using a panel data set comprising of five Balkan economies during 2000-2010 period. We find negative and significant evidence of aid impact on growth. Moreover, the relation between governance and growth resulted positive. Results display a clear framework of aid ineffectively across the region. The Balkan countries should therefore focus on a better effective management of the World Bank aid to reduce poverty, income inequality and to achieve the economic growth.
Předběžná náplň práce v anglickém jazyce
This study attempts to ascertain the role of the World Bank and its problematical issues in Balkan countries. The foreign aid holds a key impact in these economies, but on the other hand it embraces a controversial aspect. The contradictory role of the World Bank lies in aid ineffectiveness at reducing poverty and sustaining economic growth. The foreign aid inflows did not manage to fulfill its objectives efficiently, since they created income inequalities in the region favoring distinctive economies. Corruption and bad-governmental management would expand the controversially further. Additionally, the study analyzes the impact of aid on economic growth empirically using a panel data set comprising of five Balkan economies during 2000-2010 period. We find negative and significant evidence of aid impact on growth. Moreover, the relation between governance and growth resulted positive. Results display a clear framework of aid ineffectively across the region. The Balkan countries should therefore focus on a better effective management of the World Bank aid to reduce poverty, income inequality and to achieve the economic growth.
 
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