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"An important book."--Fareed Zakaria
Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University. Former director of Development Research at the World Bank, he is one of the world's leading experts on African economies, and is the author of Breaking the Conflict Trap, among other books.
The best books to read are the ones that give to the reader not only new information upon which to reflect, but also suggest ways how to resolve the problems described. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Gustav Adolf
Heavily Research Rich.
Fixing the poorest countries is probably number 73 on my Top 100 interests but this has lots of counterintuitive... Read more
This is a classic and must read for anyone interested in International Development. Collier explains all the detailed analysis that has been done in an easy-to-read fashion with... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Linda B
In Paul Collier’s book The Bottom Billion Collier, lays out a very easy to understand argument for why the poorest countries are poor. Read morePublished 4 months ago by cerwin2
Working in the mining sector as a geologist and mineral economist, I had previously read Paul Collier’s Plundered Planet looking specifically at resources related economic... Read morePublished 6 months ago by J. P. Sykes