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Insight: The future of development aid

  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati

    Project Syndicate

WASHINGTON, DC | Wed, November 23 2011 | 08:55 am

Even skeptics admit it: effective aid works. In the last 25 years, the share of poor people in developing countries has been cut by half, and the last decade has witnessed impressive development successes in countries once thought beyond help.

Globally, the mortality rate for children under five has declined by a third, and sub-Saharan economies grew by up to 6 percent per year on average....

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