Poverty of aid: Academics question US, Pakistan’s elites’ development model

The American model for development after World War-II was utterly incongruent with the social, economic, political and institutional ground realities in Pakistan …For this very reason, American and Pakistan’s ruling elites’ solution of throwing money for the alleviation of poverty did not have much success,” Professor Nipa Banerjee, a senior fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences at the School of International Development and Global Studies at Ottawa University, Canada.

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