RICH STATE, POOR STATE, why some countries succeed and others fail

: Mills (G.)

R 350.00
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374pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2023


Based on decades of work on the ground in states in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, interviews with current and former presidents, prime ministers and government officials, and research from institutions like the World Bank, Freedom House, the Heritage Foundation, the IMF and the Brenthurst Foundation.

Greg Mills is Director of the Johannesburg-based Brenthurst Foundation. He is the author of Why Africa is Poor: and what Africans can do about it, Expensive Poverty, who aid fails and how it can work and Why States Recover: changing walking societies into winning nations, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe and co-author with Jeffrey Herbst of How South Africa Works, and must do better.