The following is some excerpts from the QA of producer Mark Weber of the film “Poverty, Inc.” (2014), shown Monday, April 4, 2016 at the Cato Institute in Washington DC.
The film takes the position that conventional foreign aid programs typically destroy incentives of local businesses and farms overases to produce for themselves, and that what people in other countries need is stable government, “rule of law”, and infrastructure. A complete review is here.
Here are three excerpts
(Published: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 11:15 PM EDT)
Ellie Hassenfeld discusses “Give Well” for Harvard Effective Altruism
(Added here May 3, 2016).