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Paul Collier on why sub-Saharan Africa is falling behind



Paul Collier

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Posted: Mar 7, 2012


While many of the world’s developing countries are becoming better off, almost a billion people, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, are falling further and further behind. In his book - “The Bottom Billion” - Oxford University economist and government adviser Paul Collier calls for dramatic changes to improve conditions for the world’s poorest countries.


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