Foreign Policy Explained, Ep. 12: Can Humanitarians Help Economic Development?

How can we actually stimulate economic development in poverty stricken nations?

Just about everyone would agree that humanitarians have a worthy goal and that their hearts are in the right place, but can humanitarian aid actually help stimulate economic development? Professor Chris Coyne discusses the key elements needed for an economy to work and how this is best left to the people of that economy to decide.