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Catching Up free pdf Despite solid gains made during the last decade, the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are not keeping pace with other countries and the gap between them and the rest of the developing world has in fact widened. This means that LDCs will have to progress even faster to avoid being left further behind. In this publication, economist and award-winning author of The Bottom Billion, Paul Collier, suggests a menu of strategic policies around which governments might rally that could help LDCs to reduce this differentiation. He argues that the only actors who can lead this process are the governments of LDCs themselves working together towards clear and well-founded goals. He emphasises the need for effective change and highlights potential future problems associated with the management of natural resources and the threat of climate change. Implementing the right policies, he argues, is essential if LDCs are to catch up and not become detached from the rest of mankind.

About Paul Collier

Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University. He is the author of The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About It (Oxford University Press, 2007).

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Author : Paul Collier
Publisher : Commonwealth Secretariat
Data Published : 09 February 2011
ISBN : 1849290512
EAN : 9781849290517
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 86 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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