Posts Tagged ‘William Easterly’

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    How Many People Are Hungry?

    Jun 7, 11 • 83 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Economic Thinkers, Environment, International Trade and Finance, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    The UN says that the problem is 1 billion hungry people. Columbia University scholar Jeffrey Sachs explains that the solution is foreign aid that attacks the “poverty trap.” Then, markets can develop and people can become more productive. By...