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The COD Aid proposal has generated interest in many different places. The following publications that reference COD Aid are neither authored nor commissioned by CGD. They are included here to further discussion about the approach.
The Conceptual Basis of Payment by Results
This paper, commissioned by the UK Department for International Development, uses two economic models to examine the costs and benefits of Payment by Results relative to other forms of aid.
“Cash on Delivery Aid” – A Response to CAFOD
In this brief, Owen Barder, the Director of aidinfo at Development Initiatives and a CGD Visiting Fellow at the time, addresses the concerns about COD Aid outlined in a brief by the UK-based international development organization, CAFOD.
GMF Transatlantic Taskforce report
In this report produced in the winter of 2009, the German Marshall Fund’s Transatlantic Taskforce on Development includes COD Aid as an example of an aid approach that stimulates results. That section can be found on page 58 of the report.