Tuesday, June 28, 2005

What does that aid not buy? 

MOBsters Douglas Bass and Heavy Handed are wondering about foreign aid too. And in Douglass' post Heavy wonders about the relationship between foreign aid and infant mortality. Knowing where they keep that data, I thought it worth drawing. Here's your answer for Africa, year 2000.

In words, if aid is reducing infant mortality, it isn't by much and it isn't significant.