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May 12, 2021

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Term Member Virtual Meeting: An Inside Look at Corporate Boards and How They Work

Dambisa Moyo discusses why corporations need boards that are more transparent, more knowledgeable, more diverse, and more deeply involved in setting the strategic course of the companies they lead. H…

Play A group of officals at a Boeing shareholder meeting

April 1, 2011

Capital, Labor, and Productivity: Moyo on U.S. Economic Competitiveness

Dambisa Moyo, economist and author of "How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly -- and the Stark Choices Ahead," shares her thoughts on U.S. economic leadership, China’s rise, and the d…

April 21, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Is Aid Dead? A Discussion with Dambisa Moyo on Foreign Aid and Development

Watch Dambisa Moyo, author of the new book Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa, share her thoughts on the current system of international development aid.


December 28, 2016

Prospects for the Global Economy in 2017

In the wake of a turbulent 2016, four experts analyze what’s in store for the global economy in the coming year, from China’s rebalancing efforts to the rise of populism in Europe.

February 22, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Question of the Week: China in Africa Part II

Is Chinese aid and investment a positive force for development in Africa? This is the second Question of the Week post about Chinese involvement in Africa. Last week, we focused on China’s South-Sou…


July 12, 2012

"Winner Take All"—A China Story?

It was with a mix of trepidation and anticipation that I read Dambisa Moyo’s newly-released book, Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World: trepidation because my c…

A Chinese contractor walks at the site of the Nairobi-Thika highway project, under construction near Kenya's capital Nairobi, on September 23, 2011.

February 13, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: A Tale of Two Nigerias

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…


October 1, 2018

United States
How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?

With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.


February 22, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Question of the Week: China in Africa

The Development Channel is pleased to launch a new feature, Question of the Week. These posts will review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background informati…


December 5, 2017

Zimbabwe Cabinet Appointments Disappoint

Friends of Zimbabwe hoped that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s cabinet appointments would signal a shift away from the tyranny of deposed president Robert Mugabe. Instead, Mnangagwa’s appointments have signaled continuity, not change.