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"The Bottom Billion": The Fallacy Of Growth
A discussion on Paul Collier's book, "The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done".
# 142886 | 1,500 words | 8 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Economics (International) , Sociology (General)


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The paper discusses how Paul Collier's vision for rectifying the inequities between rich and poor countries is clear: economic growth among the world's bottom billion inhabitants must be the world's leaders' foremost goal. The paper looks at how Collier's book, "The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done", outlines his recommended process whereby structural changes can be made to balance the economic playing field and allow countries with the lowest economic growth to catch up to the rates of expansion seen in countries such as China and India, who have readily demonstrated, in comparison to land-locked nations in Africa, for example, an ability to see themselves clear of the devastating poverty they faced in the previous century.

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"In Paul Collier's vision for rectifying the inequities between rich and poor countries, the path is clear: economic growth among the world's bottom billion inhabitants must be the world's leaders' foremost goal. Collier's book, "The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done", outlines his recommended process whereby structural changes can be made to balance the economic playing field and allow countries with the lowest economic growth to catch up to the rates of expansion seen in countries such as China and India, who have readily demonstrated, in comparison to land-locked nations in Africa, for example,..."

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