THE END OF POVERTY
Economic Possibilities for Our Time
He then explains why, over the past 200 years, wealth has diverged across the planet in the manner that it has and why the poorest nations have been so markedly unable to escape the cruel vortex of poverty. Rather than deliver a worldview to readers from on high, Sachs recounts the learning path he himself followed, telling remarkable stories of his own work in Bolivia, Poland, Russia, India, China, and Africa as a way to bring readers to a broad-based understanding of the array of issues countries can face and the way the issues interrelate. He concludes by offering an integrated set of solutions to the interwoven economic, political, environmental, and social problems that most frequently hold societies back.
This title is part of the series: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT