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Dead Aid

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.

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.

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.