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From Aid to Development Effectiveness

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Kod przedmiotu: WSM.INP-ISDDU-24 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: From Aid to Development Effectiveness
Jednostka: Centrum Studiów Międzynarodowych i Rozwoju
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/2020" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-28
Wybrany podział planu:

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Typ zajęć: Wykład z elementami konwersatorium, 20 godzin, 12 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marcin Grabowski
Prowadzący grup: (brak danych)
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) - To familiarize students with the concepts and methods of foreign aid and development effectiveness.

- To acquaint participants with the international setting of foreign aid and development effectiveness (including main actors, their categories and characteristics).

- To familiarize students with the evolution of the development effectiveness debate and its main milestones.

- To develop a comprehension of the array of factors influencing effectiveness of development projects.

- To develop an understanding of how development programmes and projects are monitored and evaluated.

- To provide students with examples of how the principles of development effectiveness were applied.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) • At the end of course student will be able:

- To identify the principles and the role of development effectiveness.

- To understand concepts and terms concerning the foreign aid and development effectiveness.

- To identify and characterize main actors active in the area of development effectiveness.

- To describe milestones in the evolution of development effectiveness concept.

- To name and characterize the evaluation criteria of development programmes and projects.

- To assess and categorize practices are that are favorable/unfavorable to development effectives.

- To critically analyze case studies in the context of developmental effectiveness.

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Attendance is required (max 2 absences), class activity during workshop exercises and presentations (30% of the final grade), and the final exam (70%).

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) • Verification methods: Workshop exercises, and Classroom Assessment Techniques such as Background Knowledge Probe, Minute paper, Muddiest point, online-based quizzes, Pro and Con grid, What’s the Principle, Defining Features Matrix.

• Assessment criteria:


- The principles and the role of development effectiveness.

- Terminology concerning the foreign aid and developmental projects.

- Main actors active in the area of development effectiveness

- Main milestones in the evolution of development effectiveness

- The evaluation criteria of development programmes and projects.


- Critically analyze documents (reports, policy briefs etc.).

- Write short policy paper or analysis.

- Engage in a group workshop problem-solving exercise based on a case study scenario.

- Complete short research/presentation on a given subject during workshop exercise.

- Apply newly acquired knowledge in an exercise.

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) During the course I will apply mixed teaching methods. While I would like to provide some conceptual knowledge, I expect students to get engaged by asking questions, giving their opinions and participating in exercises.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

• First part explains the conceptual framework and terminology of foreign aid, development and official development assistance (ODA); examines different categories and purposes of aid; outlines Millennium Development Goals and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (17 goals); overviews the developmental stakeholders, both aid recipients and providers; describes institutional landscape of developmental actors and their types and roles; introduces the term of development effectiveness (its meaning and function) and traces the evolution of development effectiveness from Monterrey Consensus (2002) to Busan Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (2011).

• Second unit covers the relations between donors and recipient in the light of development effectiveness illustrated with the case studies from development projects in Africa, Asia, and South America. It further explains conditions for foreign aid to work, and analyses what makes aid ineffective (main obstacles); further this part covers detailed presentation of the following documents and initiatives: Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness (2005) and its five main principles (Ownership, Alignment, Harmonisation, Managing for results, Mutual accountability), the Accra Agenda for Action (2008), Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan (2011), Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation.

• Third teaching block focuses on presenting variety of approaches to development effectiveness by the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), European Development Fund (EDF), and selected multilateral (e.g. African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank) and selected state-run developmental agencies (e.g. Canadian International Development Agency, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, United States Agency for International Development). It aims to explain the role and functioning of The DAC Evaluation Network and the UN Evaluation Group (UNEG) in assessing effectiveness of multilateral organizations. This unit also analyses DAC evaluation criteria (relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability.

• Fourth module aims to lay out the importance of development results in evidence-based policymaking. It describes the stages of results management (planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation). Moreover, it explains the components of so-called result chain (inputs, activities, outputs, outcomes, impacts). It presents the main challenges in result management. It is also dedicated to expounding how effectiveness is being evaluated including the applied methodology and available instruments. Last module also includes discussion about the future of development effectiveness and impact evaluation.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Obligatory literature:

Bains Mandeep, Herfkens Eveline, Reaching Our Development Goals: Why Does Aid Effectiveness Matter?, The OECD booklet on Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, 2007, https://www.oecd.org/development/effectiveness/40987004.pdf

Glossary of Development Effectiveness Terms, OECD, http://www.oecd.org/dac/effectiveness/aideffectivenessglossary.htm

Honig Dan, Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work, Oxford University Press, 2018

Jakupec Viktor, Kelly Max (eds), Assessing the impact of foreign aid: value for money and aid for trade, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, 2016.

Mavrotas George (ed.), Foreign aid for development: issues, challenges, and the new agenda, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Supplementary literature:

Apodaca Clair, Foreign Aid as Foreign Policy Tool, Oxford Research Encyclopedias, April 2017, DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.332, https://oxfordre.com/politics/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.001.0001/acrefore-9780190228637-e-332

Deaton Angus, The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 2013, Part III.

De Haan Arjan, How the Aid Industry Works: An Introduction to International Development, Sterling, VA, Kumarian Press, 2009, pp. 173-196.

Easterly William, Pfutze Tobias, Where Does the Money Go? Best and Worst Practices in Foreign Aid, Source: The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 22, No. 2 (Spring, 2008), pp. 29-52, URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/27648240

Keeley Brian, From Aid to Development. The Global Fight against Poverty, OECD Insights, OECD Publishing, Paris, 25 Jun 2012, https://doi.org/10.1787/9789264123571-en

Lancaster Carol, Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 2007, pp. 1-61.

Park JD., Assessing the Role of Foreign Aid, Donors and Recipients. In: Re-Inventing Africa's Development. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03946-2_2

Quibria M.G., Aid effectiveness: research, policy and unresolved issues, Development Studies Research, 1:1, 75-87, 2014, DOI: 10.1080/21665095.2014.922890

Riddell Roger C., Does Foreign Aid Really Work?, Oxford University Press, New York, 2007, pp. 165-178, 253-257.

Yanguas Pablo, Why We Lie About Aid: Development and the Messy Politics of Change, Zed Books Ltd, London, 2018.

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