Being a consultant "expert" in a developing country: the legacy and lessons of Albert Hirschman

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P. G. Ardeni;
  • Publisher: Dipartimento di Scienze economiche DSE
  • Journal: eissn: 2282-6483
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.6092/unibo/amsacta/4078
  • Subject: development economics; International development policies; Development assistance [History of economic thought] | Quaderni - Working Paper DSE | SECS-P/01 Economia politica
    • jel: jel:B3 | jel:B2 | jel:O2

After more than half a century, the reflections of Albert O. Hirschman on development assistance, the role of consultant "experts" in providing policy advice and the "visiting economist's syndrome" are still very current. In as much as Hirschman argued against all-encom... View more
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