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More Bad News from “Doing Bad by Doing Good”

Christopher Coyne writes; [A] study by the economist Jakob Svensson found that foreign aid, on average, is associated with an increase in corruption in the recipient country as various groups seek to maximize their shares of the windfall profits associated … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Aid

I’m currently reading Christopher Coyne’s Doing Bad By Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails. It’s a good critique, and I thought I’d just drop this nugget of knowledge for consideration. [A] study of drug donations in the post-tsunami Banda Aceh … Continue reading

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