Nov 24, 2008

BBC video on "addiction" to aid in Africa

The sad truth of economic incentives when the power of distributing scarce resources is given to the wrong people:


Pierre-Louis said...

I am not mad at the pharmacist selling it...If he was given aid he's allowed to do whatevr with his package no? Its the agancy distributing it that messed up!

Sebastian said...

Neither do I blame the pharmacist. But how come the stuff end up in his hands in the first place. The rents from these (re-)sales are defintely ending up in the wrong pockets.