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The end of poverty : economic possibilities for our time

Author: Jeffrey Sachs
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2005.
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A respected international economic advisor and the director of The Earth Institute shares a wide-spectrum theory about how to enable economic success throughout the world, identifying the different categories into which various nations fall in today's economy while posing solutions to top political, environmental, and social problems that contribute to poverty. [The author] sets the stage by drawing a ... conceptual  Read more...
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Sachs, Jeffrey.
End of poverty.
New York : Penguin Press, 2005
(OCoLC)756893190
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Sachs
ISBN: 1594200459 9781594200458 9780143036586 0143036580
OCLC Number: 57243168
Description: xviii, 396 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bono --
A global family portrait ---
The spread of economic prosperity ---
Why some countries fail to thrive ---
Clinical economics ---
Bolivia's high-altitude hyperinflation ---
Poland's return to Europe ---
Reaping the whirlwind: Russia's struggle for normalcy ---
China: catching up after half a millennium ---
India's market reforms: the triumph of hope over fear ---
The voiceless dying: Africa and disease ---
The Millennium, 9/11, and the United Nations ---
On-the-ground solutions for ending poverty ---
Making the investments needed to end poverty ---
A global compact to end poverty ---
Can the rich afford to help the poor? ---
Myths and magic bullets ---
Why we should do it ---
Our generation's challenge.
Responsibility: Jeffrey D. Sachs.
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