The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It (Grove Art) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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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.
--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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WINNER OF THE 2008 LIONEL GELBER PRIZE --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B000SEIU28
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Oxford University Press; 1st edition (May 25, 2007)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ May 25, 2007
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 568 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University and a former director of Development Research at the World Bank. In addition to the award-winning The Bottom Billion, he is the author of Wars, Guns, and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places.

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