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The Great Escape

Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

by Angus Deaton

A Nobel Prize-winning economist tells the remarkable story of how the world has grown healthier, wealthier, but also more unequal over the past two and half centuriesThe world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between peopl...
Publish Date
2015
May 26
Goodreads rating
3.84
ISBN
9780691165622
Tags
money-and-financenonfictionhistory
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If you want to learn about why human welfare overall has gone up so much over time, you should read The Great Escape.     source