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Reuben Abraham

Book review Reuben Abraham 1 December 2009

The Aid Trap: Hard truths about ending poverty by R Glenn Hubbard and William Duggan

Since the success of the Marshall Plan in reviving the economies of western Europe after the Second World War, it has been assumed that large-scale aid programmes will kickstart economic development in poor countries. For …

Special feature Reuben Abraham 1 September 2009

More financial ingenuity, not less

With free markets in retreat, economic development risks losing one of its foremost drivers. People forget that economic growth in India and China alone, fostered by open markets, has lifted hundreds of millions out of …