Written by Victoria Stanford, University of Edinburgh (Contact: ~Written by Victoria Stanford, University of Edinburgh (Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org) Aid has long been the response of richer countries to the imbalance of economic development seen across the globe. In the last two decades however, relatively non-intrusive in-kind giving has been re-branded and intensified to the point where aid […]
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Source: https://www.brookings.edu/ In recent years, China’s economic presence in Africa has led to a heated debate, some of it well-informed and some of it not, about the nature of Chinese involvement and its implications for the continent. The debate is partially motivated by the rapid growth of China’s economic presence in Africa: for example, Chinese investment […]
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/authors/ana-swanson, Source: https://www.weforum.org/ It sounds kind of crazy to say that foreign aid often hurts, rather than helps, poor people in poor countries. Yet that is what Angus Deaton, the newest winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, has argued. Deaton, an economist at Princeton University who studied poverty in India and South Africa and spent […]