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Aid to Africa is Doing More Harm Than Good

Aid to Africa is Doing More Harm Than Good

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Despite decades of foreign aid for development and humanitarian programs in Africa, access to basic nutrition and health care is still widely unavailable and government corruption is rampant. Does African aid actually contribute to quality of life gains for people in need? Or does foreign intervention foster instability, dependence, and political corruption? 

  • George Ayittey

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    • Prominent Ghanaian Economist and President of the Free Africa Foundation in Washington, DC
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    George B.N. Ayittey, Free Africa Foundation August, 2006

    Wednesday, December 31, 1969

    When someone protests a campus speaker, they’re engaging in an act of speech.

    Wednesday, December 31, 1969
  • William Easterly

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    • Professor of Economics at New York University, Joint with Africa House, and Co-Director of NYU’s Development Research Institute
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    William Easterly, Brookings Institution September, 2007

    Wednesday, December 31, 1969
  • David Rieff

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    • Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute at The New School and a fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University
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U.N. Millennium Project
Monday, October 29, 2007
Robert Langreth
Monday, May 8, 2006
William Easterly
Aid Succeeding?
Thursday, October 5, 2006
Nicholas D. Kristof
Thursday, December 21, 2006
Jeffrey Sachs
Thursday, August 9, 2007
Nicholas D. Kristof
Sunday, January 1, 2006
Simeon Djankov
Monday, July 4, 2005
Erich Wiedemann
Food Aid
Thursday, August 16, 2007
Celia W. Dugger
Saturday, September 29, 2007
Celia W. Dugger
Problems/Reform
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Paul Collier
Monday, July 24, 2006
Steven Radelet
Marshall Plan
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
R. Glenn Hubbard
Friday, July 27, 2007
Sarath Rajapatirana
U.S. Aid
Monday, March 19, 2007
Philip I. Levy
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Raj M. Desai
Sunday, December 31, 2006
Michael A. Fletcher
Thursday, November 15, 2007
David McKeeby
African Economy
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Alex Perry
Friday, July 6, 2007
William Easterly
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
World Economic Forum June 13
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Abdoulaye Bio-Tchane
African Point of View
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Mabasa Sasa
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Edmund Sanders
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Paul Kagame
Saturday, November 18, 2006
Jason DeParle
Privatization
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Karen DeYoung
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Data
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
OECD Data/Stats
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development November 29
Polls/World Public Opinion/PIPA
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
PIPA/Knowledge Networks Poll June 30