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  • A path-breaking book

    George Soros
  • Paul Collier has written with great insight about the prospects of the bottom billion. In The Plundered Planet, he addresses himself to the complex opportunities, challenges and risks in managing the planet's natural resources. The bottom billion have a huge stake and an important role in the outcomes. Collier helps us see these issues through their eyes

    Michael Spence, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics
  • Read this book

    Sir Nicholas Stern, author of The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change
  • Original, important and always thought-provoking. I learned a lot

    Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist and The Logic of Life
  • Collier's arguments are compassionate and convincing, and his straightforward explanations of economic principles are leavened with humor and impressively accessible

    Publishers Weekly
  • Paul Collier must be read if one is to begin to understand the most vital contemporary arguments.

    Bob Geldof
  • Collier and his team have researched the detail ... If you want to help the world, stem your bleeding heart and tell your broker to switch your funds to Emerging Markets (Africa)

    Sunday Telegraph

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