The October issue of the International Poverty Centre's  journal Poverty in Focus is out.
With the title Does Aid Work? - for the MDGs , it "presents 12 articles summarising some of the most important recent research results and commentaries on the effectiveness of international development cooperation—aid for short—against the background of high-level promises of rapidly increasing aid, including policy conclusions and recommendations for enhancing the impact of aid on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)."
- Effective Aid Requires New Structures, by Roger Riddell
- Target the MDGs—Not Aid Amounts, by Stephen Browne
- Do No Harm: Aid and the Missing Middle in Africa, by Nancy Birdsall
- Aid Does Work, but Beware of Great Expectations, by Finn Tarp
- Aid Allocation and the MDGs, by Edward Anderson
- Aid Works Best in Vulnerable Countries, by Patrick Guillaumont
- Sectoral Aid Priorities: Missing MDG Targets?, by Rainer Thiele, Peter Nunnenkamp and Axel Dreher
- The IMF and Spending for the MDGs, by David Goldsbrough and Ben Elberger
- Aid and Dutch Disease: Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself?, by John Serieux
- Use Aid for Investing in the MDGs—Not for Reserves and Debts, by Terry McKinley
- Grants versus Loans—Post Debt Crisis Redux, by Pierre Jacquet.
- We’re working on it: Development Partners’ Efforts for Effective Aid, by Jan Cedergren
- Advances in Development Economics