The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

  • 14h 35m 7s
  • William Easterly
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2017

From one of the world's best-known development economists—an excoriating attack on the tragic hubris of the West's efforts to improve the lot of the so-called developing world.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter One - Planners Versus Searchers
  • Chapter Two - The Legend to the Big Push
  • Chapter Three - You Can't Plan a Market
  • Chapter Four - Planners and Gangsters
  • Chapter Five - The Rich Have Markets, the Poor Have Bureaucrats
  • Chapter Six - Bailing Out the Poor
  • Chapter Seven - The Healers: Triumph and Tragedy
  • Chapter Eight - From Colonialism to Postmodern Imperialism
  • Chapter Nine - Invading the Poor
  • Chapter Ten - Homegrown Development
  • Chapter Eleven - The Future of Western Assistance