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Diaspora Should Do More than Just Sending Money Home

Diaspora Should Do More than Just Sending Money Home

There are approxi­mately 30.6 million Africans in the diaspora.  A major­ity of them are migrants within Africa (14.5 million), whereas 8.2 million and 2 million Africans, respectively, call Europe and the Americas home. The African diaspora sends huge amounts of money […]

 
 

One Size Doesn’t Fit All (Mimicry in Development)

One Size Doesn’t Fit All (Mimicry in Development)

Development is easy, right? All poor countries have to do is mimic the things that work in rich countries and they’ll evolve into fully functional states. If only it were that simple. Lant Pritchett, a non-resident fellow at the Center […]