How Jeffrey Sachs failed to save Africa – The Globe and Mail.

There are some choice quotes in this article about the failure Jeffrey Sachs to achieve his desire “save” Africa. To wit:

What he forgot was the human factor. It turns out that people are not always rational. They don’t always do what’s in their own best interests, even when the benefits are completely clear to a development economist.

“We want to empower. But no one can come and change them if they do not want to change themselves.”

“I think we’d all be a lot better off if we were a little more humble.”