TDC Library

One of our founding beliefs is that the practice of economic development should not only focus on the poor but also focus on changing the behavior of the materially prosperous – creating opportunities and incentives for the prosperous to critically reflect on their role, if any, in the process of economic development.  The TDC Library is a repository of articles, books, blog-posts, and media sources that ask readers, listeners and viewers to critically evaluate their role in the process of economic development. 

We have organized our library around four fundamental questions:

Q1: Why are some countries rich and others poor?

Q2: What are our motivations for taking on global poverty?  Is there a moral imperative?

Q3: What is the best way to make an effective, sustainable and responsible difference?

Q4: Can students help alleviate poverty?  If so, what is the best way to structure their engagement?