Sunday, October 30, 2016

Aid agents, are you listening?

“Aid undermines what poor people need most: an effective government that works with them for today and tomorrow."
-Angus Deaton, Nobel Prizewinner in Economic Sciences 2015

“The problem of poverty is not a shortage of experts. It’s a shortage of rights...the most important factor in lifting people out of poverty is allowing free markets and entrepreneurship to flourish...when there's an environment of universal rights for poor people, for citizens of a society, then that does indeed make technical solutions happen."
-William Easterly, Ph.D., New York University Professor of Economics

"The best road to progress is freedom's road." 

-John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America

"Let my people go!"
-Dambisa Moyo, Ph.D., Economist and Author of 
Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way

Aid agents, are you listening to the above experts?

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