William Easterly

Type: Person
Name: William Easterly
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Good News from Africa

Although much of the recent news from Africa has focused on deadly viruses, violent terrorists, and kidnapped teenage girls, there is good news that is getting less media coverage: since the late 1990s, the economy of sub-Saharan Africa, considered as ... [Published American.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Private Schools for the Poor

By James N. Tooley   |  Posted: Tue. August 26, 2014, 3:38pm PT Also published in Education Next on Thu. September 1, 2005The accepted wisdom is that private schools serve the privileged; everyone else, especially the poor, requires public school. The ... [Published Independent Institute - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Hyderabad, Education, Kenya
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why Foreign Aid Hurts the Poor

In his newest book, “ The Tyranny of Experts ,” William Easterly, a former World Bank economist who now teaches at NYU, attacks the top-down economic model that aid organizations and bureaucracies have pushed for decades. He also gives a passionate defense ... [Published Accuracy in Academia - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

World: Taking the health aid debate to the subnational level

Source: AidDataCountry: Malawi, World Thursday, July 10, 2014 Author: Rob Marty Easterly opposed bed net distribution. [The World Bank] rejected Easterly's advice, and cut malaria sharply. Yes, debate's over. Aid works! —Jeffrey Sachs, 2014 The big ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Short Takes: Religion Publishing News Briefs, June 25, 2014

The Catholic Press Association announced its book awards June 20. Among the honorees was Liguori Publications for Meditations on Vatican Art by Mark Haydu, which placed first in the Spirituality-Hardcover and Design & Production categories. Haydu took ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Easterly’s new book: brilliant on technocrats, flawed on rights, wrong on aid and hopeless on China

This review first appeared in the June issue of the IMF’s Finance and Development magazine. I loved the premise and conclusions of William Easterly’s new book. The intervening 300 pages gave less cause for celebration. Easterly sees development ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 03 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rights-Based Development?

Brian Doherty  praises  William Easterly’s  Tyranny of Experts  for how it tackles the follies of the international development industry: Easterly is particularly sharp on the looseness of much of the “data” that development experts rely on. He mocks ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 02 2014]
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 28 2014 - 2 reports

Brian Doherty on Economists' Failures To Help the Poor

cover Brian Dohertyreviews The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and theForgotten Rights of the Poor  by William Easterly. Hewrites that the author aims neither to blame nor to shamedevelopment economists for their discipline's original sin. ... [Published REASON Online - Apr 28 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Case for Aid

I have long believed in foreign aid as one tool of economic development. This is not an easy position to maintain, especially in the United States, where public misunderstanding, politics, and ideology all tend to keep aid an object of contempt for many ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Spare the Advice The Tyranny of Experts, by William Easterly

This is a review of the book by economist William Easterly published in the Sunday Book Review of the New York Times. (ReviewBy HOWARD W. FRENCH, APRIL 18, 2014) "The emphasis on technical solutions, from tariff regimes to industrial policy, has empowered ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for April 14, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth--The EquitablogWashington Center for Equitable Growth|Morning Must-Read: Samuel G. Hanson et al.: Banks as Patient Fixed Income InvestorsWashington Center for Equitable Growth|Morning Must-Watch: Lawrence Summers:Washington Center ... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Jack Greenberg: Pursuing the Dreams of Brown and the Civil Rights Act: But Not: The Tyranny of Experts: A Conversation with William Easterly: Live from The Roasterie CXXXIX: April 11, 2014

I am very sorry that I am missing this: The Tyranny of Experts: A Conversation with William Easterly But I am very glad I am attending this: Jack Greenberg : "Pursuing the Dreams of Brown and the Civil Rights Act": Pierson Auditorium, UMKC Moar ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 10 2014]

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Good News from Africa [Published American.com - 21 hours ago]
Private Schools for the Poor [Published Independent Institute - Aug 27 2014]
Why Foreign Aid Hurts the Poor [Published Accuracy in Academia - Aug 14 2014]
World: Taking the health aid debate to the subn... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 11 2014]
Short Takes: Religion Publishing News Briefs, J... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jun 24 2014]
The economics of anxiety: neoliberalism as obse... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 06 2014]
Bill Easterly’s new book: brilliant on technocr... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 03 2014]
Swaziland’s AGOA Status Revoked: Madagascar All... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - May 23 2014]
Civil War on the Left, Part 6 [Published Power Line - May 09 2014]
Universal Values, Foreign Money: Local Human Ri... [Published Global Voices Online - May 06 2014]
OF COURSE NEVER MENTION THAT ALL THE “EXPERTS” ... [Published Instapundit - May 04 2014]
Human Rights Should Be Central to the Developme... [Published Zunia.org RSS - May 03 2014]
Robert Fulford: The capitalist paradox [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 03 2014]
Rights-Based Development? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 02 2014]
Brian Doherty on Economists' Failures To Help t... [Published REASON Online - Apr 28 2014]
Brian Doherty on Economists' Failures To Help t... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 28 2014]
The Case for Aid [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 24 2014]
Spare the Advice The Tyranny of Experts, by Wil... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 18 2014]
On GPS: A foreign aid debate [Published CNN.com - Video - Apr 16 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Apri... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 14 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Apri... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 14 2014]
Jack Greenberg: Pursuing the Dreams of Brown an... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 10 2014]
Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for Apri... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 10 2014]
Noted for Your Evening Procrastination for Apri... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 10 2014]
Jack Greenberg: Pursuing the Dreams of Brown an... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 10 2014]
Are Economic Sanctions Effective Against Rogue ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 09 2014]
The Stream - No democracy, no aid? [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Mar 20 2014]
#CaptionThis: What was Madonna pointing at? [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Mar 14 2014]
The Fallacy of Aid Ineffectiveness [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 05 2014]
A note on an argument about open borders [Published Crooked Timber - Feb 28 2014]
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World: Taking the health aid debate to the subn... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 11 2014]
Source: AidDataCountry: Malawi, World Thursday, July 10, 2014 Author: Rob Marty Easterly opposed bed net distribution. [The World Bank] rejected Easterly's advice, and cut malaria sharply. Yes, debate's over. Aid works! —Jeffrey Sachs, 2014 The big ...
Bill Easterly’s new book: brilliant on technocr... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jun 03 2014]
This review first appeared in the June issue of the IMF’s Finance and Development magazine. I loved the premise and conclusions of William Easterly’s new book. The intervening 300 pages gave less cause for celebration. Easterly sees development ...
Swaziland’s AGOA Status Revoked: Madagascar All... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - May 23 2014]
Earlier this week, the United States was expected to make an announcement regarding duty-free export access under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for Swaziland. News reports indicated that  access was rescinded , yet this week others have ...
Civil War on the Left, Part 6 [Published Power Line - May 09 2014]
(Steven Hayward) Liberalism today is destined to be an unstable political isotope because it has accumulated too many disparate “causes,” and acquiesces to every grievance and pressure group.  Pretty soon the difference causes start to turn on one another, ...
Universal Values, Foreign Money: Local Human Ri... [Published Global Voices Online - May 06 2014]
This article by James Ron and Archana Pandya originally appeared on openGlobal Rights and is republished as part of a content sharing agreement. How important is international funding to local human rights groups worldwide? Oddly enough, there ...
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