In this module we are looking at developing countries, the myriad obstacles they’ve faced, and the different approaches that have been pursued. We currently see all countries fighting the public health and economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, and many countries in the developing world continue to fight extreme poverty under the shadow of the pandemic. After reading the blog post assigned by Homi Kharas, senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, answer the following:
Do you agree with Mr. Kharas that cash transfers coupled with domestic and international resources could be the answer for addressing global poverty? Why or why not?
Link to Kharas’s article: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2020/10/21/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-global-extreme-poverty/