Haiti's Economy

In Haiti, a month after the earthquake, people are desperate for work. More than a million people are homeless. Many have lost businesses.

Some clearing-up work is being offered to the victims, with payment in cash. And microfinance organisations are trying to get loans to people who need them. The BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Port au Prince.

And Lesley Curwen talks to economist Dambisa Moyo, author of 'Dead Aid', about whether longer term construction should be funded purely from foreign aid money, or though innovative private sector financing.

Plus, Business of Sport commentator, David Goldblatt wonders whether Vancouver will win or lose financially from hosting the twenty-first Winter Olympics.

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Mon 15 Feb 2010 02:40 GMT

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