Aid policy: insights for policymakers and practitioners

Aid policy: insights for policymakers and practitioners

Professor Stephen Howes discusses his upcoming short course at Crawford School. The course aims to help those involved in the distribution of foreign aid understand its theory and practice.

" We've been giving aid, the Western World as a whole, has been giving aid ever since the end of the second World War. So we've accumulated vast amount of experience about what aid works, what Aid doesn't work, when it works and why it works, and what we're doing right, and what we need to do. And the purpose of this course is to really introduce people who ar working on aid, or who are interested in Aid, to introduce them to the theory and practice of Aid. "