Tuesday, September 11, 2007
So I was reading Paul Krugman’s Op-Ed today. He was talking about how the tax cuts in the
Anyway, I thought about how apt this is for
A much-quoted and referred to example is
What astounds me is that we haven’t had something similar to this put in place in
Personally, I’m not too worried about where my trickle is – in fact I’ve probably received one or two immoral trickles as a direct consequence of apartheid. I don’t need policies to help me directly. But the poor in our country desperately do. They need something and they need it now. They need government to affect their lives directly in such a way that government is doings its best to help them, and also to help them help themselves. Anyway, enough. Read the Krugman. Read Duflo’s article on monitoring (I can provide the reference if you want it). Google papers on PROGRESA there are loads. Arrivedeci, Si.