William Easterly

New York University

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Professor of Economics at New York University, and author of The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good and The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor?; former Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development, which has received funding from the Gates Foundation, and has spent 16 years as a research economist at the World Bank

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