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Paul Collier:
The "bottom billion"

TED2008 · 16:51 · Filmed Mar 2008
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Paul Collier: The "bottom billion"
16:51 · Filmed March 2008 at TED2008 · Subtitles available in 22 languages

Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.

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Paul Collier’s book The Bottom Billion shows what is happening to the poorest people in the world, and offers ideas for opening up opportunities to all. Full bio
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