October 14, 2013
A Surprising Case Against Foreign Aid
Fred Andrews, New York Times
In his new book, Angus Deaton, an expert’s expert on global poverty and foreign aid, puts his considerable reputation on the line and declares that foreign aid does more harm than good. It corrupts governments and rarely reaches the poor, he argues, and it is high time for the paternalistic West to step away and allow the developing world to solve its own problems.
TAGGED: Foreign Aid, Angus Deaton, Poverty