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Want to Help? Then Make Life Harder for the Aid Agencies (Financial Times)
October 24, 2009
The Financial Times cites CGD and Owen Barder on aid effectiveness.
From the article:
"Only a wild optimist would expect a market-style focus on innovation and value for money. So, in a new policy paper for the Center for Global Development, Owen Barder argues that it might be easier to change the rules of the game to encourage real competition than to change behaviour. He may be right."