Economic Progress

Should we give money directly to the world's neediest?

Ngaire Woods looks at the global aid system – and the potential benefits of cash transfers. Image: REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Ngaire Woods
Dean, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
Share:
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Economic Progress is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Economic Progress

Development aid rises in 2015 as refugee costs increase.
Image: OECD
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Economic ProgressMigration
Share:
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Charted: US wage growth is in decline, here's why

Nate DiCamillo

February 3, 2023

About Us

Events

Media

Partners & Members

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum