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The Last Mile In Ending Extreme Poverty

Pub Date : 2015-07-20 | Author : Laurence Chandy | Publisher : Brookings Institution Press

ISBN 10 : 9780815726340
ISBN 13 : 0815726341

Viewed from a global scale, steady progress has been made in reducing extreme poverty—defined by the $1.25-a-day poverty line—over the past three decades. This success has spar..

The Last Mile In Ending Extreme Poverty

Pub Date : 2015-01 | Author : Laurence Chandy | Publisher : Brookings Inst Press

ISBN 10 : 0815726333
ISBN 13 : 9780815726333

"Examines through new evidence, ideas, and solutions how to implement three central changes that could lead to the eradication of extreme poverty in the world: breaking cycles of c..

The Business Solution To Poverty

Pub Date : 2013-09-09 | Author : Paul Polak | Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781609940799
ISBN 13 : 1609940792

Right now the number of people living on $2 a day or less is more than the entire population of the world in 1950. These 2.7 billion people are not just the world’s greatest chal..

Catalyzing Development

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Homi J. Kharas | Publisher : Brookings Institution Press

ISBN 10 : 9780815721338
ISBN 13 : 0815721331

"Provides analysis of how the field of international aid is changing with new approaches necessary because of new actors providing assistance, including middle-income countries, pr..

The Fog Of Peace

Pub Date : 2015-05-12 | Author : Jean-Marie Guéhenno | Publisher : Brookings Institution Press

ISBN 10 : 9780815726319
ISBN 13 : 0815726317

No small number of books laud and record the heroic actions of those at war. But the peacekeepers? Who tells their stories? At the beginning of the 1990s, the world exited the cold..

Just Mercy

Pub Date : 2014-10-21 | Author : Bryan Stevenson | Publisher : Spiegel & Grau

ISBN 10 : 9780812994537
ISBN 13 : 0812994531

#1 New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Esquire • Time..

Out Of Poverty

Pub Date : 2009-09-14 | Author : Paul Polak | Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781605098951
ISBN 13 : 1605098957

Based on his 25 years of experience, Polak explodes what he calls the "Three Great Poverty Eradication Myths": that we can donate people out of poverty, that national economic grow..