Is aid worth it? Does it make a positive difference in the lives of poor people in developing countries? Or is it merely lining the pockets of corrupt officials at a time when more and more western taxpayers are struggling to make ends meet?
Whether reforms follow or not, the uncovering the true meaning of what our leaders do, has irresistible appeal in-and-of itself. No wonder impact analysis has become almost an academic obsession to the new generation of economists.
For years he was bedridden, in such intense pain that just touching his bed would cause him to shriek out in agony. But the story of the late Dr. V, is a story of individual triumph against unthinkable odds.