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The aid trap : hard truths about ending poverty

Author: R Glenn Hubbard; William R Duggan
Publisher: New York : Columbia Business School Pub., ©2009.
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A fusion of ethics and smart business, The Aid Trap shows how the same energy, goodwill, and money that we devote to charity can help local business thrive. R. Glenn Hubbard and William Duggan, two leading scholars in business and finance, demonstrate that by diverting a major share of charitable aid into the local business sector of poor countries, citizens can take the lead in the growth of their own economies.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hubbard, R. Glenn.
Aid trap.
New York : Columbia Business School Pub., c2009
(DLC) 2009021579
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Glenn Hubbard; William R Duggan
ISBN: 9780231519502 0231519508
OCLC Number: 647929703
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 198 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: the charity trap --
Business first: the roots of prosperity in the modern world --
Business last: the roots of failure in poverty aid --
Strong medicine: the Marshall plan as a business model --
Chase the devil: details for a Marshall model --
Conclusion: make it your business.
Responsibility: R. Glenn Hubbard, William Duggan.

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A fusion of ethics and smart business, The Aid Trap shows how the same energy, goodwill, and money that we devote to charity can help local business thrive. R. Glenn Hubbard and William Duggan, two leading scholars in business and finance, demonstrate that by diverting a major share of charitable aid into the local business sector of poor countries, citizens can take the lead in the growth of their own economies. --from publisher description

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Anyone who wants to end poverty should take seriously the powerful and provocative arguments of The Aid Trap. Even if R. Glenn Hubbard and William Duggan don't convince you to embrace their new Read more...

 
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