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Drawing on science and statistics as much as on human instinct and emotion, Move UP reconsiders the modern world with a motion to improving it.

With an abundance of data and evidence, Move UP explores the societal and biological factors that determine whether cultures are able to ascend socially, economically and intellectually. This provocative, ambitious and entertaining book devises a formula that will allow countries and individuals to assess their own potential for upward mobility. Drawing on science and statistics as much as on human instinct and emotion, Move UP reconsiders the modern world with a motion to improving it.

Reviews

This is the question for the ages: why are some nations and people rich and successful, while others are poor and a failing? Many have tried to address small pieces of this great puzzle, but Rapaille and Roemer are the first to attempt a comprehensive answer to this eternal question

Michio Kaku

An ambitious and provocative book that tackles head-on the really Big Questions

Carl Honoré

An entertaining and important counterweight to the ideology and cynicism that surrounds discussions of world problems today

Steven Pinker

Not since The Naked Ape have I seen a book that so gleefully revels in tweaking the nose of conventional sensitivities

Richard Dawkins

Move UP is a splendid book, totally engaging

David M. Buss

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  • Paperback

    9780141980409

    June 27, 2016

    Penguin General UK

    336 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • EBook

    9780241187005

    June 27, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

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