Foreign Aid

How Public Support for Foreign Aid Depends on Trust

Literature on development aid ranges from analyzing the effectiveness of aid to assessing foreign policy attitudes. However, as many members...

Does Foreign Aid Have an Effect on Economic Growth? New Research Adds to the Debate

This piece, first published on June 15, 2016, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

Does Foreign Aid Have an Effect on Economic Growth? New Research Adds to the Debate

There is an ongoing debate about the impact of international aid on growth, particularly in developing countries. Jeffrey Sachs and William Easterly represent the...

Food Aid in Syria: Good Intentions, Unintended Outcomes

Emergency food aid is often depicted as the international community’s humane response to a crisis, aimed at alleviating suffering in...

Rethinking the Use of Biometric Systems for Refugee Management

The use of iris scans for refugee management is expanding, but the risks associated with this technology are often overlooked.

Dividing the Carrot: How Americans Think About Foreign Aid

One study looks at how Americans fare when navigating the complexities of U.S. foreign policy to make informed decisions on foreign aid.

Food for Thought: Does the Delivery of Food Aid Contribute to Conflict?

New research investigates the relationship between food aid and civil conflicts

Hedge Funds

Food remittances and foreign aid ease the impact of food price shocks.