Aug 10, 2015
Give a man a fish, the old adage runs, and he’ll eat for a day, but teach a man to fish and he will eat forever. Professor Chris Blattman doesn’t think we should do either.
In this week's podcast, Blattman explains why cash transfers may be a more effective development strategy than job creation or skills training. His conclusion is simple: “I don’t like to say training programs are hard to get right but capital-centric programs are hard to get wrong.”
Please forgive us for the audio quality, which was the result of a technical problem.