The Economist — Aid brought Liberia back from the brink

In "Aid brought Liberia back from the brink," The Economist discusses a vexing question in development economics: “Might aid actually make it harder to govern a poor country, even when (indeed, especially when) that country is a democracy?” Interviewed for the article, AidData's Executive Director Brad Parks draws from AidData research to note that “some of the most successful World Bank projects in Liberia have relied on high-level policymaking."

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