How to Help Poor Countries

Increasing aid and market access for poor countries makes sense but will not do that much good. Wealthy nations should also push other measures that could be far more rewarding, such as giving the poor more control over economic policy, financing new development-friendly technologies, and opening labor markets.

How to Help Poor Countries’, NancyBirdsall, DaniRodrik and ArvindSubramanianForeign Affairs, 84 (2005): 136–152. Reprinted by permission of FOREIGN AFFAIRS. Published by the Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
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