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Chapter 12: Foreign Aid, Poverty, and Revolution
Principles presented four problems of world politics—coordination, distribution, monitoring, and sanctioning— and asserted that these four problems describe a wide range of behaviors in international relations. This exercise asks you to locate examples (or potential examples) of each of these problems in the politics of foreign aid.
Consider the game played by a potential donor of foreign aid and a potential recipient. Identify an example of each of the problems of world politics in this interaction.
Example Answer: Donors and recipients need to coordinate on which projects to fund so that the donor is not giving money for projects the recipient cannot ...