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Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Maureen - Goodreads

Though I raced through the first half of the book on a train ride (yes, I know, I seem to be on public transportation oh so much these days) the second half took me an uncommonly substantial portion ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Kendra - Goodreads

While I received a lot of negative feedback about this book before I read it, I learned a lot from it. Yes, the author is a bit arrogant and he does propose some very controversial ideas (corruption ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I've been re-reading this for a paper I'm writing for school. It's an amazing book. I love the idea that, "despite human irrationality and passions, human reason can still be harnessed--through ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

What can I say? Sachs is my favorite economist. While his ideas are admittedly idealistic and grand, I admire his hopefulness and his ability to galvanize others. Raises awareness for global poverty and the MDGs. Inspiring! Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - David Witte - Goodreads

Good overview of why certain civilizations are poor and other rich. Begins with a very macro economic view and top to bottom approach for solving poverty. He then progresses to a more community driven ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Avash Rao - Goodreads

great start, then his recommendations come in... all down hill from there. I have tremendous respect for the man and what he has done, but, well...sorry? Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Marcella - Goodreads

Sach's is a global economist who helped create a capitalist economy in Poland after Communism fell. He tried to do the same for Russia. It seems, at least in his words, if a government turned their ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

The first half is an excellent watered-down practical economics lesson for the non-ECB majors around (me). Sachs' writing is very deliberate and rational, which is suitable for an academic as well as ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - John Hurd, Jr. - Goodreads

Important read for understanding where the varying conditions of civilization are around the world and what is needed for all to have a chance at a healthy lifestyle. Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Corey - Goodreads

Jeffrey Sachs has an engaging, conversational style and boundless optimism. He describes economic situations and events in understandable language in a way that's not boring most of the time. I found ... Read full review


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