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Would-be Haitian contractors miss out on aid
Re: Eric D. Werker
Harvard Business School economist Eric Werker, who researches foreign aid, says the spillover effects go beyond the aid itself. "Some are obvious, like salaries and profits that stay in the local economy, but there are also ways to increase capacity of local firms by giving them progressively larger contracts," says Werker.