William Easterly

William  Easterly

The Elusive Search for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics (MIT Press, 2001) and The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Attempts to Help the Rest Have Done So Much Harm and So Little Good are two books written by William Easterly. He is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Nonresident Fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC. He is a professor of economics at New York University (in collaboration with Africa House), codirector of NYU's Development Research Institute, and visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. The Elusive Search for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics (MIT Press, 2001) and The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Attempts to Help the Rest Have Done So Much Harm and So Little Good are two books written by William Easterly. He is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Nonresident Fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC. He is a professor Read More chevron_right