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The Resource More than good intentions : improving the ways the world's poor borrow, save, farm, learn, and stay healthy, Dean Karlan, Jacob Appel

More than good intentions : improving the ways the world's poor borrow, save, farm, learn, and stay healthy, Dean Karlan, Jacob Appel

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More than good intentions : improving the ways the world's poor borrow, save, farm, learn, and stay healthy
Title
More than good intentions
Title remainder
improving the ways the world's poor borrow, save, farm, learn, and stay healthy
Statement of responsibility
Dean Karlan, Jacob Appel
Title variation
Improving the ways the world's poor borrow, save, farm, learn, and stay healthy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
American individuals and institutions spent billions of dollars to ease global poverty and accomplished almost nothing. At last we have a realistic way forward. Presenting innovative and successful development interventions around the globe, Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel show how empirical analysis coupled with the latest thinking in behavioral economics can make a profound difference. From Kenya, where teenagers reduced their risk of contracting AIDS by having more unprotected sex with partners their own age, to Mexico, where giving kids a one-dollar deworming pill boosted school attendance better than paying their families to send them, More Than Good Intentions reveals how to invest those billions far more effectively and begin transforming the well-being of the world
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karlan, Dean S
Dewey number
362.5/7
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Appel, Jacob
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • Entwicklungsökonomie
  • Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
  • Mikrofinanzierung
  • Armut
  • Wirtschaftliches Verhalten
  • Entwicklungspolitik
  • Entwicklungsländer
Label
More than good intentions : improving the ways the world's poor borrow, save, farm, learn, and stay healthy, Dean Karlan, Jacob Appel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Plume Book."
  • "Previously published in a Dutton edition"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The monks and the fish -- To work against poverty : how we do what we do -- To buy : doubling the number of families with a safety net -- To borrow : why the taxi driver didn't take a loan -- To pursue happiness : having better things to do -- To cooperate in groups : what about the weakness of the crowd? -- To save : the unfun option -- To farm : something from nothing -- To learn : the importance of showing up -- To stay healthy : from broken legs to parasites -- To mate : the naked truth -- To give : the takeaway
Control code
1104001
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 308 pages
Isbn
9780452297562
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780452297562
  • (OCoLC)727703131
Label
More than good intentions : improving the ways the world's poor borrow, save, farm, learn, and stay healthy, Dean Karlan, Jacob Appel
Publication
Note
  • "A Plume Book."
  • "Previously published in a Dutton edition"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The monks and the fish -- To work against poverty : how we do what we do -- To buy : doubling the number of families with a safety net -- To borrow : why the taxi driver didn't take a loan -- To pursue happiness : having better things to do -- To cooperate in groups : what about the weakness of the crowd? -- To save : the unfun option -- To farm : something from nothing -- To learn : the importance of showing up -- To stay healthy : from broken legs to parasites -- To mate : the naked truth -- To give : the takeaway
Control code
1104001
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 308 pages
Isbn
9780452297562
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780452297562
  • (OCoLC)727703131

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