Greg Mills

Capsule Review
2015
Nicolas van de Walle

In this sprawling inquiry into why several dozen low-income countries, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa, collapsed and why some of them subsequently recovered, Mills finds more answers in domestic politics than in international factors.

Capsule Review
Mar/Apr
2015
Greg Mills

Frequent predictions of the demise of President Robert Mugabe and Zimbabwe’s collapse have underestimated Mugabe’s political abilities and staying power and the support he enjoys among Zimbabweans. 

Snapshot
Greg Mills and David Richards

To succeed in Afghanistan, the international community must tackle corruption, make aid more effective, improve cooperation with the Afghan government, pursue a regional solution to the conflict, and commit to long-term reconstruction.

Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2010
Nicolas van de Walle

Mills' answer to the question posed by the title of his book is that Africa’s political leaders have chosen not to undertake the policies that would bring about economic growth. The book unabashedly advocates a pro-business point of view to escape the current morass.