People should read this book so they would stop complaining about their life.
The author presents a wide range of information as the book builds and builds, but it is near the end that the really good stuff comes.
This short book (about 220 pages) by World Bank economist Branko Milanovic is a great introduction to global economic inequality.
An eye opener for someone like me who has not read much economics. Very well written.Published 10 days ago by James Nyman
A great book with very interesting insights in how inequality works within and between countries. A must read for those interested in social issues and want to learn about it from... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Taran
The dangers of inequality writ large. A very readable, informative, practical book.Published 1 month ago by Idphotodoc
Excellent reading - the first book I encountered, which describes the inequality between countries and regions, as well as its political aspects. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Witold Jaworski
Milanovic hails from Serbia; he now lives and works in the US. In The Haves and the Have-Nots, he covers numerous important social issues related to inequality without getting... Read morePublished 5 months ago by blue ocotillo
Great book. Clarifies issue of inequality and debunks some myths. The author also displays great sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it.Published 8 months ago by Willem van Eeghen
A strong and thorough review of global inequality, truly eye-opening and surprising at points.Published 8 months ago by MR MARC RAYMOND
Milanovic is very engaging and each of his chapters is comprised of a series of related vignettes dealing with the issue of our time: social inequality. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Alan Memmott