Making Aid Work


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ISBN-13: 9780262534116
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 02/10/2017
Series: Boston Review Books
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee is the Ford Foundation Professor of Economics in the department of economics at MIT, a director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT, and a past president of the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD).

Alice H. Amsden was Barton T. Weller Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jagdish N. Bhagwati is University Professor of Economics, Law, and International Relations at Columbia University and former Adviser to the Director General of GATT, Arthur Dunkel. He is the author (with Arvind Panagariya) of Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries.Lord Stern is I. G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics, past President of the British Academy, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change, and former Chief Economist at the World Bank. He was the lead author of the influential Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, the findings of which he adapted in his book for general readers, The Global Deal: Climate Change and the Creation of a New Era of Progress and Prosperity (also known as A Blueprint for a Safer Planet).

Table of Contents

Foreword     ix
Making Aid Work     1
Ian Goldin, F. Halsey Rogers, and Nicholas Stern     29
Mick Moore     39
Ian Vasquez     47
Angus Deaton     55
Alice H. Amsden     63
Robert H. Bates     67
Carlos Barbery     73
Howard White     81
Jagdish Bhagwati     91
Raymond C. Offenheiser and Didier Jacobs     99
Ruth Levine     105
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee     111
Inside the Machine     123
About the Contributors     167

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