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The Bottom Billion - Paul Collier - A Summary

Global poverty has been falling for decades, but a few countries which are caught in four distinct traps (such as the resource curse) are falling behind and falling apart. 893 more words

Theories Of Development

The Bottom Billion

Collier, P. (2007). The bottom billion: Why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it. New York: Oxford University Press. 50 more words


Is there a way of reconciling prosperity with nature ?

Having recently read the book ‘The Plundered Planet’ by Paul Collier and learning about Disparities in Wealth and Development and Patterns in Sustainability and Resource Consumption… 544 more words

Bottom Billion


Welcome to the Uberis Capital blog!  We are an impact investing firm based in London, United Kingdom, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia, targeting “frontier markets” in South-East Asia.  736 more words

Helping the Bottom Billion

By Winston Hottman

What keeps the poorest of the poor stuck in poverty? In an article at First Things, George Weigel summarizes four root causes, as identified in a book by Paul Collier’s, … 200 more words


Michael Clemens and Justin Sandefur review Paul Collier's new book

Sometimes even the output of independent intellectuals cannot escape the spirit of the times. It appears that Paul Collier’s new book embodies this challenge by reflecting Europe’s current struggles with immigration. 314 more words