Development Aid

The truth about development aid

May 08,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Mark Suzman US President Donald Trump’s recently released 2018 budget blueprint proposes deep cuts in US foreign aid, prompting a discussion on the role of such spending in improving the health and wellbeing of the world’s most vulnerable people. This discussion is important, because, […]

Rethinking Robin Hood

COLUMNS Rethinking Robin Hood Angus Deaton | Published — Thursday 23 June 2016   International development aid is based on the Robin Hood principle: Take from the rich and give to the poor. National development agencies, multilateral organizations, and NGOs currently transfer more than $135 billion a year from rich […]