9781610390934

Poor Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9781610390934

  • ISBN10:

    1610390938

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/27/2012
  • Publisher: Public Affairs

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Summary

From the award-winning founders of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT: A transformative reappraisal of the world of the extreme poor, their lives, desires, and frustrations

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Think Again, Againp. 1
Private Lives
A Billion Hungry People?p. 19
Low-Hanging Fruit for Better (Global) Health?p. 41
Top of the Classp. 71
PakSudarno's Big Familyp. 103
Institutions
Barefoot Hedge-Fund Managersp. 133
The Men from Kabul and the Eunuchs of India: The (Not So) Simple Economics of Lending to the Poorp. 157
Saving Brick by Brickp. 183
Reluctant Entrepreneursp. 205
Policies, Politicsp. 235
In Place of a Sweeping Conclusionp. 267
Acknowledgmentsp. 275
Notesp. 277
Indexp. 295
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