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Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Stephen Cranney - Goodreads

Very informative; good, important points, yet witty and entertaining. Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Iddi Rashid - Goodreads

I am African, and I was a big fun of Foreign Aid, this book changed my mind completely. Dr. Easterly analyzed the issue in a very simple manner, he spoke it in the language that even if you have a ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Dianna - Goodreads

I highly recommend this book for anyone who is thinking about getting into international development, humanitarian assistance, or work for the US government abroad. It will help to give you better ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Jeremy - Goodreads

An absolute must read for every Political Scientist, International Relations, Economist, and bleeding heart out there. Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Kito - Goodreads

extremely informative but as the title suggests, thoroughly depressing Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

Fabulous recitation of the arrogance of the west. Terrific insights into how much of a failure billions, close to a trillion dollars in foreign aid have produced virtually no long term solutions. Before you go to the next "Farm Ad" concert, you need to read this book! Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Gruberg - Goodreads

This is the only book on development I've encountered that I like. Sachs is too optimistic and seems to believe throwing money at the problem will solve everything. The problem is, we've been throwing ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Cara - Goodreads

EVERYONE working in development should read this book. Now. Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Avash Rao - Goodreads

great read. many people call him a Debbie downer for critiquing very lucidly but not offering viable alternatives- but that is fine by me. Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Jay Holmes - Goodreads

If you want a good perspective on the sad history of foreign aid and some ideas on making a difference, this is one book you should not ignore. It seems to jive with Rotary experiences in world service. Read full review


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