The Final Deathblow to Development Planning? A Comparative Book Review

When William Easterly released his best-seller ‘The White Man’s Burden’, it was seen as the only book in a chain of recent works that dared to go against ‘the inevitable social-democratic consensus ... that aid is a worthwhile undertaking but could be better’ (Maxwell, 2007). The aid community still had its head in the clouds after the 2005 Paris… (More)