Does Aid Target the Poorest? Professor Ryan Briggs

November 5, 2021

Associate Professor and social scientist Ryan Briggs answers questions related to his work on subnational aid allocation, necessary institutional changes within individual donors, and China's more prominent role on the donor scene.

Dr. Ryan Briggs is a social scientist and associate professor at the Guelph Institute of Development Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph. His research interests include foreign aid, African politics, and effective altruism.

Nara Sritharan is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a member of the Steering Group and Co-founder of Diversifying and Decolonising Economics (D-Econ). She's a researcher at Security in Context and Human Security Lab. Her primary research is on the political economy of peace and conflict, in particular peacebuilding and ethnic reconciliation in conflict/post-conflict countries.

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