Make sure he reads it.
The author writes in an amusing, self-deprecating manner that makes this book more accessible than many tomes on the subject of economic development.
Easterly's work views the zaga for helping the poor totally different from what Jeffrey Sachs asserts on his book, The End of Poverty.
It's a seminal work so it's worth reading; however, I think many academics read this, ironically, without a critical eye. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jack
great book and very interesting contract to Jeff Sachs' viewsPublished 7 months ago by Mary Rutledg
I like what this author has to say, but not how he says it. The writing style seems to be geared towards someone with a short attention span. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Stephen J. Chalke
In 2011, Eric Ries made a big splash in Silicon Valley with his book “The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful... Read morePublished 11 months ago by T. Graczewski
A very good contribution to the development community in a refreshing and funny writing style. If you care about world poverty and development issues you will learn about the harm... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Romi I Savini
This book was very eyeopening. I had to read it for a class that discussed aid in foreign countries. Makes you think.Published 13 months ago by Alyssa M.
This book is just devastating if you are a strong believer in the work of the larger NGOs. This book makes an excellent case that development needs to be local, relevant, and... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jonathan R Dunnette