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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  - 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  - 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  - Stephanie Marie - Goodreads

Okay, okay, we've all heard the criticisms-- Sachs is a self-absorbed "shock doctor" who has befriended Bono and Angelina Jolie and marketed some ridiculous idea of using capitalism to rid the world ... 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  - Carol - Goodreads

Sachs goes into the detail of poverty as well as the history of his learning curve regarding poverty. I felt he simplified the path for solving poverty - at least, we don't seem to have the vision or ... 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  - Lindsey - Goodreads

i was reading this in the airport and a man said to me..."yeah like that's ever going to happen". I hate to think that is true and Sachs certainly is trying Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Austin - Goodreads

Mr. Sachs is obviously approaching the poverty issue from an economic perspective, which was to be expected. What I appreciated was how the author attempted to create a balance between his macro ... Read full review


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