WDEV special: Subscribe now and get 4 weeks free >>> here
deutschsprachige Version

Our new website address:  

Home Mission Statement Subscriptions Sample Copies Services Blogs Background Links Archives

Volume 2017
Volume 2016
Volume 2015
Volume 2014
Volume 2013
Volume 2012
Volume 2011
Volume 2010
Volume 2009
Volume 2008
Volume 2007
Volume 2006
Special Reports
For subscribers only
Show memo
Show shopping cart
Proceed to check-out
Your account
Europe Global Environment & Development The New South From G8 to G20 The Development Agenda UN Reform Global Finance Doha Final The Euro-zone in Crisis Eastern Europe

"Dead Aid" or Recovering Patient?

Dambisa Moyo's book as an opportunity

Dambisa Moyo’s book “Dead Aid” (see reference) has created quite a storm within the development community, which struggles with an appropriate response. However, the reactions have been too defensive, according to Eveline Herfkens. She sees Moyo’s book as a great opportunity for a public discussion regarding aid effectiveness and trade, for which it has always been hard to get attention.


Of course, the easy retort is that her recipe – more foreign investment and access to international capital markets, while feasible – and actually happening - at the time she wrote her book, offers no alternative at present: due to the economic crisis foreign money flows have been reversing, and there were no international bond issues by African countries in 2008 ...

... this article comes up in
WDEV 4/Jul-Aug 2009 and is for subscribers only. For direct log in >>> click here. If you have no subscription >>> pick your option or >>>

... buy the article here >>>

Quantity:   item

Add to memo.

More on the subject:

>>> Proposals for a Profound Reform of International Finance
>>> Increased IMF Funding without Reform?

Discussing Tax Havens: The Case of Luxembourg / Just Repeating Old Commitments Is Not Enough


Top of page

Imprint General Terms and Conditions RSS Feeds Site Map