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The Bottom billion: why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it

Author: Collier, Paul Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 205 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0195311450 ; 9780195311457Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Bottom Billion
Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing
and What Can Be Done Be About It
Preface ix
Part 1 What's the Issue?
1. Falling Behind and Falling Apart: The Bottom Billion 3
Part 2 The Traps
2. The Conflict Trap 17
3. The Natural Resource Trap 38
4. Landlocked with Bad Neighbors 53
5. Bad Governance in a Small Country 64
Part 3 An Interlude: Globalization to the Rescue?
6. On Missing the Boat: The Marginalization of the Bottom Billion in the World Economy 79
Part 4 The Instruments
7. Aid to the Rescue? 99
8. Military Intervention 124
9. Laws and Charters 135
10. Trade Policy for Reversing Marginalization 157
Part 5 The Struggle for the Bottom Billion
11. An Agenda for Action 175
Research on Which This Book Is Based 193
Index 197

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