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False economy : a surprising economic history of the world

Author: Alan Beattie, (Economics correspondent)
Publisher: London : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do oil and diamonds lead to economic disaster more often than boom? Why doesn't Africa grow cocaine? This title uses stories of economic triumph and disaster to explain how some countries went wrong while others went right, and why it's so difficult to change course once you're on the path to ruin.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Beattie, (Economics correspondent)
ISBN: 9780670917372 0670917370 9780670918102 0670918105
OCLC Number: 315075847
Description: xv, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Alan Beattie.

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