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Why ringfence aid?

At a time of cutbacks at home, we should be proud—not critical—of Britain’s generous commitment to development abroad
Paul Collier  

For richer and for poorer

Two new books offer contrasting explanations for why some countries fail to develop: one blames culture, the other trade liberalisation. Though both analyses are flawed, neither can be dismissed. Attitudes in poor countries often do need to change, while protectionism…
Paul Collier