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Dambisa Moyo

13 Brilliant Women Innovators and Subject Matter Experts Corporations Should Keep Their Eye On

Andrea Hoffman | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Andrea Hoffman

When half the world's population have no role models of their own gender in important industries, it is more difficult to develop a culture of success.

Social Fiction: Muhammad Yunus Asks Social Entrepreneurs to Write the Future

Daniela Papi | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Daniela Papi

What realities can you make come alive for others that highlight a future that could solve some of the problems you see now, or predict are coming? What possibilities can you create with your "social fiction"?

The Rise of Africa

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.05.2013 | World
Marian Salzman

While many parts of the world have been struggling with flat or flagging economic growth, Africa looks set to carry on growing at a fair clip.

African Women: A Celebration of Achievements

Atim Oton | Posted 12.28.2011 | Black Voices
Atim Oton

As an African woman, I declare: The Nobel Prize got it right, it celebrated three African Women. African Women are doing the work in the trenches. We often forget the doers and usually acknowledges the talkers.

Haitians Don't Deserve Our Sympathy

Michael Fairbanks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Fairbanks

Everyone in these Haiti meetings in Miami, Washington, and New York has a heart for the poor, but do they also have a mind for the poor?


Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

The rescue of the bottom billion is only a reality if Mr. Sachs and Mr. Easterly put their outstanding intellectual skills to work instead of trying to win a debate that academics will perpetuate so long as they exist.

Jeffrey Sachs' Misguided Foreign Aid Efforts

Magatte Wade | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magatte Wade

Poverty in Africa will be eliminated not by aid, but by entrepreneurial job creation, by real entrepreneurs creating scalable enterprises that will ultimately create millions of jobs.

The Sachs-Moyo-Easterly Aid Debate: An Activist's Perspective

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kristi York Wooten

Go ahead and call me a misguided Westerner if you like, or even a bleeding heart; I much prefer those titles to "bystander" -- innocent or not.

Geography Lessons: Correcting Sachs on African Economic Development

William Easterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Easterly

Sachs is an inspirational and hard-working intellectual, just one whose ideas on Africa happen to be sometimes totally wrong, and other times only seriously wrong.

Aid Ironies: A Response to Jeffrey Sachs

Dambisa Moyo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dambisa Moyo

The aid interventions that Mr. Sachs lauds as evidence of success are merely band aid solutions that do nothing to lift Africa out of the mire -- leaving the continent alive but half drowning.

Sachs Ironies: Why Critics are Better for Foreign Aid than Apologists

William Easterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Easterly

Jeffrey Sachs, the world's leading apologist and fundraiser for the aid establishment, has written a ferocious personal attack on me in his HuffPost blog, "Aid Ironies." Allow me to defend myself.

Aid Ironies

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Sachs

Rich people have an uncanny ability to oppose aid for everybody but themselves.

Why Dead Aid is Dead Wrong

Kevin Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Watkins

The argument that aid isn't working is gathering global momentum. But we should be wary of the analysis offered in Dambisa Moyo's influential new book, Dead Aid.

Is Aid Really "Dead"?

Carol Peasley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carol Peasley

Calling aid "dead" may sell books, but it does little to further the real debate. Too much is at stake for oversimplification. It's really her premise that should be dead on arrival.

Dambisa Moyo and Why Western Aid is Killing Africa

Jake Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jake Whitney

In addition to killing the aid program, Dambisa Moyo prescribes free-market policies such as delving into the capital markets and creative financing such as micro-finance.

Dead Aid: The Wrong Prescription for Africa

Dr. Alex G. Coutinho | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Alex G. Coutinho

Dambisa Moyo's book, Dead Aid, takes the approach of lumping together all of Africa's 50 years of post colonial history and its troubles and blaming it on only one thing -- Western aid.