Johan Wennström argues that the Third World may not benefit from the 'help' of Bono and the other Live8 stars

Originally published in Swedish newspaper

, the largest circulation tabloid paper in Scandinavia with over one million readers each day, on 16 June 2005.

Johan Wennström has previously worked for Timbro, Sweden’s leading free market think-tank and currently is working with development issues at the IEA.

IEA publications on development issues include
The Poverty of Development Economics by Deepak Lal, December 2003 edition of Economic Affairs edited by LSE economist Dr Razeen Sally as well as the recent June 2005 Economic Affairs by guest editor Lenore T Ealy, Emergent Enterprises.

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