International Security & Foreign Policy

Dictating Development: The State-Led Takeover of Development Aid and Finance

Grant Year: 2019


Karen Young will research and write a book that examines the foreign-assistance programs of authoritarian regimes and consider how their state-led approach might challenge U.S. interests. She will undertake field work in the Gulf States, Egypt, Jordan, Djibouti, and Ethiopia and develop a pair of databases on authoritarian development-assistance activities.

American Enterprise Institute International Security & Foreign Policy

$94,700