NPR: The Lies we Tell about Foreign Aid

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Release date: 4/6/2018

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In a new book called Why We Lie About Aid: Development And The Messy Politics Of Change, Pablo Yanguas explains how these mischaracterizations have created a dysfunctional aid system that hurts the people who need help most.

We spoke to Yanguas, a research fellow with the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre at the University of Manchester, about his book.

Media coverage

TitleNPR: The lies we tell about foreign aid
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNPR Goats and Soda
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date4/06/18
DescriptionIn a new book called Why We Lie About Aid: Development And The Messy Politics Of Change, Pablo Yanguas explains how these mischaracterizations have created a dysfunctional aid system that hurts the people who need help most.

We spoke to Yanguas, a research fellow with the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre at the University of Manchester, about his book.
Producer/AuthorMalaka Gharib
URLhttps://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/06/04/612301682/the-lies-we-tell-about-foreign-aid
PersonsPablo Yanguas Gil