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Exciting Accounting? Country-by-Country Reporting For Transnational Corporations

  Yes, it sounds very tedious. Accounting does not interest most people concerned with development. We may agree it is necessary, but we do not think it is very interesting. And most of us do not understand it. How many of...
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Arguments against aid: Cheap tricks or Compelling evidence?

For much of the last 50 years, development studies practiced a conspiracy of near-silence against fundamental criticisms of development aid. Plenty of people wrote books and articles about how aid could be improved, but few questioned its fundamental value. Easy arguments...
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