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  • Published: 15 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141924113
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272
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The Plundered Planet




How can we help poorer countries become richer without harming the planet? Is there a way of reconciling prosperity with nature? World-renowned economist Paul Collier offers smart, surprising and above all realistic answers to this dilemma. Steering a path between the desires of unchecked profiteering and the romantic views of environmentalists, he explores creative ways to deal with poverty, overpopulation and climate change -showing that the solutions needn't cost the earth. The book proposes a radical rethinking of international policies and uniquely, offers real solutions backed up by real data from research Collier has spearheaded

  • Pub date: 15 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141924113
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the Author

Paul Collier

Paul Collier is a professor of economics at Oxford University. The author of Wars, Guns and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places and The Bottom Billion, which won the 2008 Lionel Gelber Prize for the world's best book on international affairs, he has lectured widely on the subjects of economics and international relations.

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