Dambisa Moyo

International Economist and Author

Dambisa Moyo is an international economist who writes on the macroeconomy and global affairs. She is the author of The New York Times Bestsellers Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa; How The West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly—And the Stark Choices Ahead; and Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World.

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JUN 12, 2018 Podcast

Edge of Chaos, with Dambisa Moyo

Why is democracy under siege around the world? Economist Dambisa Moyo cites a host of reasons, such as short-term thinking, low voter turnout, the huge ...

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SEP 24, 2012 Podcast

Ethics Matter: Dambisa Moyo on How Aid to Africa is Harmful

Aid has failed to create economic growth, says Moyo, and allows governments to evade their responsibilities. So when people say that aid provides essential services, ...

Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa

APR 9, 2009 Podcast

Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa

In the past 50 years, Africa has received more than $1 trillion in development-related aid. Has it improved Africans' lives? No, says Dambisa Moyo. In fact, aid ...