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The Resource The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton, (electronic resource eBook)

The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton, (electronic resource eBook)

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The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality
Title
The great escape
Title remainder
health, wealth, and the origins of inequality
Statement of responsibility
Angus Deaton
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The world is a better place than it used to be. People are wealthier and healthier, and live longer lives. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many have left gaping inequalities between people and between nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the foremost experts on economic development and on poverty--tells the remarkable story of how, starting 250 years ago, some parts of the world began to experience sustained progress, opening up gaps and setting the stage for today's hugely unequal world. Deaton takes an in-depth look at the historical and ongoing patterns behind
Summary
Asserts that 250 years ago, some parts of the world began to experience sustained progress, opening up gaps and setting the stage for today's hugely unequal world and examines the United States, a nation that has prospered but is today experiencing slower growth and increasing inequality
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10225953
Cataloging source
BT
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Deaton, Angus
Dewey number
330
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.I5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
Series statement
Ebook Library EBL
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  • Income distribution
  • World health
Target audience
adult
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health, wealth, and the origins of inequality
Label
The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7A26E917-F552-4CFC-A44C-934506E059E9
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : what this book is about -- The wellbeing of the world -- Life and death. From prehistory to 1945 ; Escaping death in the tropics ; Health in the modern world -- Money. Material wellbeing in the United States ; Globalization and the greatest escape -- Help. How to help those left behind -- Postscript : what comes next?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400847969
Lccn
2013941754
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
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7a26e917-f552-4cfc-a44c-934506e059e9
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Terms governing use
Books may be viewed online or downloaded (to a maximum of two devices per patron) for personal use only. No derivative use, redistribution or public performance is permitted. Maximum usage allowances -- loan period: 7 days for some publishers; printing: up to 20 percent of the total pages; copy/paste: up to 5 percent of the total pages.
Label
The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7A26E917-F552-4CFC-A44C-934506E059E9
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : what this book is about -- The wellbeing of the world -- Life and death. From prehistory to 1945 ; Escaping death in the tropics ; Health in the modern world -- Money. Material wellbeing in the United States ; Globalization and the greatest escape -- Help. How to help those left behind -- Postscript : what comes next?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400847969
Lccn
2013941754
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7a26e917-f552-4cfc-a44c-934506e059e9
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Terms governing use
Books may be viewed online or downloaded (to a maximum of two devices per patron) for personal use only. No derivative use, redistribution or public performance is permitted. Maximum usage allowances -- loan period: 7 days for some publishers; printing: up to 20 percent of the total pages; copy/paste: up to 5 percent of the total pages.

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