The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can't Help the Poor

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In this important book, one of our boldest and most original thinkers charges that conventional explanations of poverty are mistaken, and that the anti-poverty policies built upon them are doomed to fail. Using science, history, fables, philosophical analysis, and common observation, Charles Karelis engages us and takes us to a deeper grasp of the link between consumption and satisfaction--and from there to a new and persuasive explanation of what keeps poor people poor. Above all, he shows how this fresh perspective can ...

The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can't Help the Poor 2009, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300151367

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The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can't Help the Poor 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300120905

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