Why stick to the wrong way in aid allocation?

While the consequences of the recent economic crisis on the poorest countries-by no means responsible for it- appear to be strong and lasting, discussions have been engaged on the replenishment of resources of the main multilateral development banks. Linked to this replenishment is the agreement of the banks governors on the principles determining the allocation of aid among the eligible countries.

Guillaumont, P. and S. Guillaumont Jeanneney "Why stick to the wrong way in aid allocation?" Ferdi, Note brève B06, mars 2010