charles kenny

Charles J. Kenny: development economist, World Bank

Charles Kenny is a development economist on leave from the World Bank, a Bloomberg Businessweek contributor, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, and the author of "Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding--And How We Can Improve the World Even More" (don't buy it, but the Amazon page has glowing reviews from, among others, Tyler Cowen, Felix Salmon, and Bill Gates).

Kenny lives in Washington DC but was born in Britain; whether he's a naturalized U.S. citizen or not isn't known.

Twitter: @charlesjkenny

Last modified Jul 13, 2011
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Charles Kenny: worst, most anti-American immigration editorial ever? (development economist, Businessweek, World Bank, apartheid) - 07/13/11

I've read hundreds of immigration editorials and articles full of bad, anti-American ideas and even a couple of articles advocating for hiring illegal aliens, but an editorial by Charles Kenny (see the link) reaches a new low ("How to Be a Patriot: Hire an Illegal Immigrant/Laws against illegal immigration make little economic or moral sense.