Annual Forum Papers

Foreign Aid and Population Growth: Evidence from Africa

  • Year: 2004
  • Author(s): Leonid Azarnert
  • Countries and Regions: Southern African Development Community (SADC)

This paper investigates the relationship between foreign aid and population growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Using a panel of African countries over the last four decades, it demonstrates the positive effect of foreign aid on fertility and population growth in this region.