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The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality

Author: Angus Deaton
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6. print., 1. pbk. edView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angus Deaton
ISBN: 9780691165622 0691165629 9780691153544 069115354X
OCLC Number: 930475430
Awards: Commended for PROSE Awards: Economics 2013
Short-listed for Spear's Book Awards: Financial History Book of the Year 2014
Long-listed for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2013
Description: XV, 360 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Preface ix Introduction: What This Book Is About 1 1 The Wellbeing of the World 23 PART I LIFE AND DEATH 2 From Prehistory to 1945 59 3 Escaping Death in the Tropics 101 4 Health in the Modern World 126 PART II MONEY 5 Material Wellbeing in the United States 167 6 Globalization and the Greatest Escape 218 PART III HELP 7 How to Help Those Left Behind 267 Postscript: What Comes Next? 325 Notes 331 Index 351
Responsibility: Angus Deaton.


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Angus Deaton, Winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics Winner of the 2013 William G. Bowen Award, Industrial Relations Section of Princeton University One of Bloomberg Businessweek's Best Books of Read more...

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