“Receiving aid is not just like receiving an elephant but like making love to an elephant; there is no pleasure in it, you run the risk of being crushed and it takes years before you see the results. Aid is twice cursed: it curses him who gives and him who receives” (Streeten 1976).
Aid and Development in Palestine: Anything, but Linear Relationship. Can Aid Contribute to Development?, Birzeit University Working Paper 2012/4, February 2012. Click here to read the paper.