Assessing the Policy Prescriptions in 'The Bottom Billion'

Abstract

One of a series of 13 briefs exploring the strengths and weaknesses of the policies advocated in Paul Collier's controversial and influential book 'The Bottom Billion'. This brief gives an overall appraisal of the book and examines the evidence for The Bottom Billion's prescriptions.

Citation

IDS In Focus Issue 3.1, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 4 pp.

Assessing the Policy Prescriptions in ‘The Bottom Billion’

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