Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There is Another Way for Africa - by Dambisa Moyo[Reading report] by Caroline Charhon

2010-07-24

The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2010

The book « Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There is Another Way for Africa », by the zambian economist Dambisa Moyo, présents a radical criticism of public aid for development. The author exposes the failure of public aid for development since 1960 in reaching its goals and generating sustanaible economic growth in Africa and denounces its structurally perverse effects. Therefore, the author recommends a progressive but total removal of aid and proposes to set up a new model of development which is not based on aid but on opening markets and capital.

Quote article  Caroline Charhon, « Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There is Another Way for Africa - by Dambisa Moyo », 24 july 2010, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/138.sls

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