Philanthrocapitalists vs.Traditional Donors

    Donor governments and corporations sometimes have a short-term view of aid. That's the opposite for Bill Gates and the like, says Matthew Bishop. Philanthrocapitalists can afford to think long-term because they have no political or business interests to worry about, adds the co-author of "Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich can Save the World."

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    • David Lepeska

      David has served as U.N. correspondent for the newswire UPI and reported for several major newspapers, including the New York Daily News and Newsday. He was chief correspondent for the Kashmir Observer in Srinagar, India, and regularly contributes to the Economist, among other publications. Since 2007, David has reported for Devex News from Washington, New York, as well as South Asia.

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