The end of poverty : economic possibilities for our time

Sachs, Jeffrey

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  • Creator Jeffrey D. Sachs
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 397 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780143036586, 0143036580
  • OCLC ocm64427706

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

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
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