She has written a column about the Millenium Villages which gets absolutely, entirely accurately, to the actual problem.
It\’s something of a shock I can tell you.
Nothing wrong with the aim, the amount of money being spent, the desire to enrich the poor.
The problem is that the way the experiment has been set up we\’re not actually able to measure whether it works or not.
And, let\’s be honest about this, if Maddy can work it out then why hasn\’t someone as clever as Jeff Sachs?