Abhishek Parajuli on how foreign aid can hurt development

Abhishek studies the impacts of taxes and foreign aid on development, and his research shows that foreign aid may hurt development by making citizens care less about corruption and explores ways of making aid spending more effective.

In this TEDx talk, Abhishek explores shocking cases of waste and poor planning, and shows how foreign aid can be counter-productive because we are wired to only care about services we pay for.

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Abhishek Parajuli is an MPhil student and Clarendon Scholar.