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Poor Economics

A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty

by Abhijit Banerjee

Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these questions from the ground. In a book the Wall Street Journal called “marvelous, rewarding,” the au...
Publish Date
2012
March 26
Goodreads rating
4.27
ISBN
9781610390934
Tags
money-and-financenonfiction
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Does a great job of bringing alive the complexities of poor people’s lives.     source