n Latin American Report - Why some countries are poorer than others. Geography can be the explanation as well as the solution.
Is Geography Destiny? John Luke Gallup, Alejandro Gaviria and Eduardo Lora : book news

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-6060



Extracted from text ... Unisa Latin American Report vol 20 no 1 2004 97 BOOK NEWS Why some countries are poorer than others Geography can be the explanation as well as the solution Reviewed by: Roger Hamilton Development experts are vexed when their prescriptions for prosperity fail to produce results. Is the problem bad advice? Bad management? Bad timing? Or is it partly just bad luck? Undeniably, some countries have been dealt a worse hand than others merely because of where they are. Factors such as climate, natural resource endowment, location, and topography have an enormous effect on the ability of a nation to ..

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