Bill Easterly is blogging

The blog is here, and the introduction is this:

Today, I foist a new blog called Aid Watch on the blogosphere. The
objective is to be brutally honest when aid is not helping the poor,
but also praising it when it is.

I look forward to subsequent posts.

Addendum: Here is another new website of interest,


Along similar lines, I recommend:

Disclosure: I know someone working with Givewell. But still.

"Brutal" honesty inflicted on transfers of wealth from rich to poor?!?! Thank goodness!! We're just STARVED for that on Marginal Revolution.

I like the recommendation to the Smart Globalist. They've got good stuff. Since we're talking about economic policy, my recommendation is

And the same disclaimer goes with me: I'm friends with one of the contributors.

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