Collier summarizes a few points from the book in this Ted Talk on The Bottom Billion from 2008. “How can we give credible hope to those billion people?”
A New York Times Book Review. Who knew development books frequently get high level press?
The journalist disagrees about increasing aid for Africa, but he does agree with Collier’s ideas on agriculture.
This draft was written by Paul Collier and David Dollar while working at the World Bank. It argues that a poverty efficient allocation of aid could nearly double the amount of people lifted out of poverty each year.