Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo on How Aid to Africa Can be Better Spent

The Zambian-born economist argues that the international aid model is broken and that aid programs actually leave recipients worse off

by Slate, May 23, 2013

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Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo

When President Obama visits Africa in late June, one of the main agenda items will be how the U.S. can help foster economic growth in the sub-Sahara. He may want to grab a copy of Dambisa Moyo’s book Dead Aid before he goes.  A Zambian-born, Oxford-educated international economist, Moyo argues that the international aid model is broken and that aid programs actually leave recipients worse off.

 
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