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The Resource Getting better : why global development is succeeding : and how we can improve the world even more, Charles Kenny

Getting better : why global development is succeeding : and how we can improve the world even more, Charles Kenny

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Getting better : why global development is succeeding : and how we can improve the world even more
Title
Getting better
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why global development is succeeding : and how we can improve the world even more
Statement of responsibility
Charles Kenny
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author reflects on the past years of changes in the developing world, showing how aid interventions, inexpensive yet effective technologies and the spread of political ideas has helped developing countries and explaining what can be done in the future to continue this progress
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DLC
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Kenny, Charles
Dewey number
306
Index
index present
LC call number
HD75
LC item number
.K46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Economic development
  • Quality of life
Target audience
adult
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why global development is succeeding and how we can improve the world even more
Label
Getting better : why global development is succeeding : and how we can improve the world even more, Charles Kenny
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-234) and index
Contents
Abandoning hope -- The bad news : diverging incomes -- The worse news : it's hard to raise growth rates -- The good news : the end of the Malthusian trap -- The better news : the great convergence in quality of life -- The great news : the best things in life are cheap -- Drivers of the better life : innovation and ideas -- Policies for the quality of life -- The global agenda -- Conclusion : realistic optimism
Control code
2010037680
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 246 p.
Isbn
9780465020157
Lccn
2010037680
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn657595508
Label
Getting better : why global development is succeeding : and how we can improve the world even more, Charles Kenny
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-234) and index
Contents
Abandoning hope -- The bad news : diverging incomes -- The worse news : it's hard to raise growth rates -- The good news : the end of the Malthusian trap -- The better news : the great convergence in quality of life -- The great news : the best things in life are cheap -- Drivers of the better life : innovation and ideas -- Policies for the quality of life -- The global agenda -- Conclusion : realistic optimism
Control code
2010037680
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 246 p.
Isbn
9780465020157
Lccn
2010037680
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn657595508

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