What Use is Aid?

Monday, October 8, 2007  8:00pm International Affairs Building, Altschul Auditorium


Free and open to the public

No registration required


Committee on Global Thought

William Easterly has for some years now been a prominent critic of various aid programs to poor countries. He will present his arguments on this subject and will get critical responses from the philosopher Peter Singer, selected as one of Newsweek's 100 most influential people in the world today, and Columbia's own Joseph Stiglitz, a nobel prize winner in Economics.


  • Featured Speaker

    William Easterly

    Professor of Economics

    New York University

  • Featured Speaker

    Peter Singer

    Ira W. Decamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values

    Princeton University

  • Featured Speaker

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    University Professor

    Columbia University


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