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Dead aid : why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa, Dambisa Moyo

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Dead aid : why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa
Title
Dead aid
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why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa
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Dambisa Moyo
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Language
eng
Summary
"In this provocative and compelling book, Dambisa Moyo argues that the most important challenge we face today is to destroy the myth that Aid actually works. In the modern globalized economy, simply handing out more money, however well intentioned, will not help the poorest nations achieve sustainable long-term growth. Dead Aid analyses the history of economic development over the last fifty years and shows how Aid crowds out financial and social capital and feeds corruption; the countries that have <U+2018>caught up<U+2019> did so despite rather than because of Aid. There is, however, an alternative. Extreme poverty is not inevitable. Dambisa Moyo shows how, with improved access to capital and markets and with the right policies, even the poorest nations can prosper. If we really do want to help, we have to do more than just appease our consciences, hoping for the best, expecting the worst. We need first to understand the problem." -- Back Cover
Summary
Describes the state of postwar development policy in Africa that has channeled billions of dollars in aid but failed to either reduce poverty or increase growth, offering a hopeful vision of how to address the problem
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312281
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Moyo, Dambisa
Dewey number
338.91096
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Economic assistance
  • Poor
  • Africa
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adult
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why aid is not working and how there is a better way for Africa
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Dead aid : why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa, Dambisa Moyo
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 164 - 180) and index
Contents
Part I. The world of aid -- 1. The myth of aid -- 2. A brief history of aid -- 3. Aid is not working -- 4. The silent killer of growth -- Part II. A world without aid -- The Republic of Dongo -- 5. A radical rethink of the dependency model -- 6. A capital solution -- 7. The Chinese are our friends -- 8. Let's trade -- 9. Banking on the unbankable -- Dongo revisited -- 10. Making development happen
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 188 p.
Isbn
9781846140068
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781846140068
Label
Dead aid : why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa, Dambisa Moyo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 164 - 180) and index
Contents
Part I. The world of aid -- 1. The myth of aid -- 2. A brief history of aid -- 3. Aid is not working -- 4. The silent killer of growth -- Part II. A world without aid -- The Republic of Dongo -- 5. A radical rethink of the dependency model -- 6. A capital solution -- 7. The Chinese are our friends -- 8. Let's trade -- 9. Banking on the unbankable -- Dongo revisited -- 10. Making development happen
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 188 p.
Isbn
9781846140068
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781846140068

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