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Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Ajay - Goodreads

Sachs is an optimist. He is optimistic about the prospects of ending extreme poverty by 2015, he is optimistic of the Bretton-Woods institutions reforming themselves to adequately represent the poor ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Jacob O'connor - Goodreads

Economics is like your crazy ex girlfriend. She stops taking her anti-depression medicine because she "feels fine". The first thing you know, she's sliced up all your under-shirts with a Ginsu Santoku ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Yang Chu - Goodreads

Expected to dislike, since it's all cool to hate on Sachs these days, but didn't. Some plodding Econ-101 bits, enjoyed the development stories. Will reserve judgment until have read the requisite Klein/Easterly counterpoints and Munk's Sachs profile. Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Corey Holmes - Goodreads

Insightful look into the world's plight, extreme poverty. The good news is the next generation of African leaders will hopefully not commit global mistakes of the past. Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Bethany - Goodreads

This book had some interesting points but was a bit dry for someone who is not an economist. I enjoyed the case studies, explanation of the background and process of establishing the Millennium ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

Interesting macroeconomic discussion of poverty, but at times just seems too full of himself and redundant. It would be interesting to see where the world is in the Millennium Development Goals a decade later and following the Great Recession. Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Auntie Greed - Goodreads

Sorry to see that his plans went off track when the Great Recession hit us all. I will try to see what he is saying as of late through Twitter and other sources. He is a marvelously informed activist and champion. His perspective helped me a great deal. Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Hazel - Goodreads

A very thorough, specific, and thought provoking book about the underlying reasons for poverty in the developing world, and potential solutions. Sachs, an economist, who has helped countries such as ... Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Jabu - Goodreads

Amazing book! Wish once a while our policy makers could read such books Read full review

Review: The End of Poverty

User Review  - Naza Madukwe - Goodreads

I don't agree with all his ideas. However, I get the call to curb the excesses of the world bank and the IMF. Read full review


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