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Toward a better world : memoirs of a life in international and development economics

Author: Gerald K Helleiner
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Towards a Better World describes the life, times and perspectives of Gerry Helleiner, a Canadian activist and university-based economist, who worked for roughly 40 years with developing countries and international organizations. In his memoir, Towards a Better World, Helleiner, recounts the profound early experiences in Africa that propelled him into a rewarding career devoted to research, advice and teaching in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
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Biography
Named Person: Gerald K Helleiner; Gerald K Helleiner; Gerald K Helleiner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald K Helleiner
ISBN: 1487502214 9781487502218
OCLC Number: 1005113845
Description: xiv, 328 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings - An international and development economist in Africa - An international and development economist in international organizations --
An International and development economist in Canada --
Reflections on a life of international and development economics.
Responsibility: Gerry Helleiner.

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In his memoir, Towards a Better World, Helleiner recounts his profound trip to Africa, a trip that propelled him into a career devoted to the research, advice and teaching of economic development and  Read more...

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