The End of Poverty

The End of PovertyThe landmark exploration of economic prosperity and how the world can escape from extreme poverty for the world s poorest citizens, from one of the world s most renowned economists Hailed by Time as one of the world s hundred most influential people, Jeffrey D Sachs is renowned for his work around


Development as Freedom

Development as FreedomBy the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential andparadigm altering framework for understanding economic development for both rich and poor in the twenty first century Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing









Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human SocietiesDiamond has written a book of remarkable scope one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a national bestseller the global account of the rise of civilization that is also a stunning refutation of ideas of human


Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day

Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a DayNearly forty percent of humanity lives on an average of two dollars a day or less If you ve never had to survive on an income so small, it is hard to imagine How would you put food on the table, afford a home, and educate your children How would you handle emergencies and old age Every day,