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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries. Follow at

Feb 1, 2016

Which country’s aid is the best? And who is giving what to whom? Recent statistics from the OECD tell us that the amount of aid given to poor countries was at an all-time high in 2014 – but the proportion of aid going to the poorest countries has fallen. CGD Senior Fellow and Europe program leader Owen Barder reflects on the figures and discusses what else countries should be doing beyond aid to improve development.