This study provides a multivariate analysis of a conventional wisdom about relationship between foreign aid and promotion of democracy. Although using data from different sources and employing different statistical methods Knack does not find strong empirical ...

The main thesis of the authors is that scholars tend to focus on the UN missions in peacebuilding and ignore the role donor countries play. They argue that bilateral donors and the conditionalities they place are crucial in peacebuilding processes. They take M...