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The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It

By Paul Collier | January 8, 2008

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared 2008 the year of the bottom billion. In this Carnegie Council Public Affairs Program, economist Paul Collier explains why poor countries are failing and what can be done.

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