Posner on foreign aid

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From the usually-much-more-thoughtful Becker-Posner blog, Richard Posner dismisses foreign aid:

I do not favor foreign aid, debt relief (which is simply another form of such aid), or other financial transfers to poor countries, in Africa or anywhere else. Countries that are not corrupt do not require foreign aid, and foreign aid to corrupt countries entrenches corruption by increasing the gains to corruption.

I find this a little disappointing. Even if Posner believes that no government-to-government aid can work (this seems an extreme view), what about aid projects that bypass governments completely?

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