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Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by [Banerjee, Abhijit, Duflo, Esther]
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Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty Kindle Edition

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["Poor Economics"] provides an inspirational audio recommended for any economics or nonfiction audio library. "Midwest Book Review""

A refreshingly original take on development. "The Guardian""

In an engrossing new book they draw on some intrepid research and a store of personal anecdotes to illuminate the lives of the 865m people who, at the last count, live on less than $0.99 a day. "The Economist""

Narrator Brian Holsopple s nicely paced, steady reading conveys world poverty in a unique manner and is highly recommended for all university libraries. "Library Journal" [starred review]"

"["Poor Economics"] provides an inspirational audio recommended for any economics or nonfiction audio library." --"Midwest Book Review"

"A refreshingly original take on development." --"The Guardian"

"In an engrossing new book they draw on some intrepid research and a store of personal anecdotes to illuminate the lives of the 865m people who, at the last count, live on less than $0.99 a day." --"The Economist"

"Narrator Brian Holsopple's nicely paced, steady reading conveys world poverty in a unique manner and is highly recommended for all university libraries." --"Library Journal" [starred review]

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1345 KB
  • Print Length: 324 pages
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs (27 March 2012)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B06XCCVDNR
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