Aid to Developing Nations

When foreign aid arrives from the first world, what exactly does it accomplish in the third world? That may depend on how much cash gets to local people.

The Quest for Prosperity

Justin Yifu Lin

Princeton UP, 2012


Why are some countries rich and others poor? A prominent economist explains.
The White Man's Burden

William Easterly

Penguin, 2006


Why the West has failed to lift the rest of the world out of poverty.
The End of Poverty

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Penguin, 2005


If you could, would you work to end crushing poverty around the world? Keep reading.
And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out)

Paul Blustein

Public Affairs, 2005


Argentina’s fiscal rise and fall, due to bad government, global economics and unrestrained debt, teaches many lessons.