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Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty (Paperback)
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Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 27/03/2012
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Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics , Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these questions from the ground. In a book the Wall Street Journal called marvellous, rewarding," the authors tell how the stress of living on less than 99 cents per day encourages the poor to make questionable decisions that feed,not fight,poverty. The result is a radical rethinking of the economics of poverty that offers a ringside view of the lives of the world's poorest, and shows that creating a world without poverty begins with understanding the daily decisions facing the poor.

Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
ISBN: 9781610390934
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 324 g
Dimensions: 208 x 143 x 22 mm

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“Considered solutions to the problem of poverty”

For anyone who has read The End of Poverty by Jeffery Sachs then this is another book that you should read. The authors are both Professors at MIT, Banerjee is economics and Duflo is Poverty Alleviation.

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5th May 2013
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