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last contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer 2016 as head of the research area “Poverty Reduction, Equity and Development” at the IfW and adjunct professor at the University of Kiel.

All articles of Rainer Thiele

Aid effectiveness

Modest impact

Low-income countries are not the main beneficiaries of aid for trade


Discussing "pro-poor growth"

Annual PEGNet conference will assess how growth can be made to benefit disadvantaged people

Relevant reading

Reduced inequality in Latin America

Rainer Thiele: Relevant reading on Latin America's reduced income disparities

Donor harmonisation

Not much progress

Donors have not made much progress on harmonisation

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