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PPP vs ODA, Part 2

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last week.

“The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. 700 more words

Is Foreign Aid Crucial?

There have been many calls for the US to lessen or eliminate the foreign aid to the rest of the world.

I for one have said that we could use it more to get favorable commitments and not just give it away to our “buddies”…it could be used to avoid war or end disastrous conflicts. 452 more words

International Situations

APMacro: IES Foreign Aid

Foreign aid in the context of the Summit, is a transfer of cash from a Division 1 Country to a Division 3 Country. Division 1 Countries have the obligation to provide foreign aid cash for the development of the less fortunate countries of the world. 449 more words

AP Macro

Congress Set to Grill Rex Tillerson on Massive Budget Cuts to His Own Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will run the congressional gauntlet this week, facing a hostile Congress to defend the Trump administration’s controversial diplomacy and foreign aid budget already deemed “dead on arrival.” 577 more words

The Cable

Foreign Aid and Counterterrorism

Authors’ note: This contribution is based on the article “Foreign Aid as a Counterterrorism tool: More Liberty, Less Terror?”  by  Savun and Tirone 2017. 1,386 more words