by: Nicholas Stern
A Strategy for Development provides a thoughtful yet readily
accessible overview of current thinking on key development issues. It
adds up to a very fine book.
Albert O. Hirschman, Prof. Emeritus, School of Social
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ
This book offers fresh evidence and clear arguments for an
approach to poverty reduction that brings together two ideas sometimes
incorrectly thought to be at odds: empowering poor people and creating
an economic climate that facilitates investment and growth.
Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Laureate in
Prof., Dept. of Economics, Columbia University
Former Chief Economist and Senior VP, Development Economics, World
The speeches in this collection-all delivered since Nicholas Stern
became Chief Economist of the World Bank in July 2000-reflect insights
that Mr. Stern has gained over more than three decades of study and
work in development economics. Together they provide an analysis of
development experience and an agenda for action in the coming
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