CONFERENCE MATERIALS: Best and Worst of Aid 2010 (Incentives, Accountability and Effectiveness)

DRI's 2010 annual conference presented new findings, discussions and debates on the best and worst of what happened in aid. The full conference agenda is available here. More presentations and audio clips will be posted as they become available.


Aid and Development Today: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times - William Easterly, NYU, Professor of Economics and Co-Director of DRI

The Best and the Worst of International Efforts on Failed States - Clare Lockhart, CEO, Institute for State Effectiveness

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What Works and What Does Not Work in Aid, and the Transformative Challenges Ahead - Isabel Guerrero, Vice President, South Asia Region, World Bank

Thoughts on Aid - Andrew Mwenda, Founder and Owner, The Independent

Historical Lessons: What did Development Aid Do Best? What Did it Do Worst? - Lant Pritchett, Harvard Kennedy School

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Coverage on the Aid Watch Blog: March 15, 2010 - Worst in Aid: The Grand Prize March 17, 2010 - Best in Aid: The Grand Prize March 22, 2010 - How is the aid industry like a piano recital? A defense of aid March 31, 2010 - Three Afghan Success Stories