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The Resource The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton

The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton

Label
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
Title variation
Health, wealth, and the origins of inequality
Creator
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
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deaton, Angus
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Income distribution
  • World health
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Inégalités sociales
  • Niveau de vie
  • Pauvreté
  • Richesse
  • Développement économique
  • Santé
  • Histoire sociale
  • Income distribution
  • World health
  • Ongelijkheid
  • Welbevinden
  • Gezondheid
  • Entwicklungsökonomie
  • Einkommensverteilung
  • Ungleichheit
  • Fortschritt
  • Gesundheit
  • Entwicklungshilfe
  • Entwicklung
  • Gesundheit
  • Wirtschaftliche Konvergenz
  • Entwicklungstheorie
  • Welt
  • Inkomstfördelning
  • Hälsa
  • Global Health
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Public Health
  • Global Health
  • Income
  • Socioeconomic Factors
Label
The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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?
Control code
ocn859263569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 360 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299783331
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 509584
  • 22573/ctt34677g
  • 7a26e917-f552-4cfc-a44c-934506e059e9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859263569
Label
The great escape : health, wealth, and the origins of inequality, Angus Deaton
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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?
Control code
ocn859263569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 360 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299783331
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 509584
  • 22573/ctt34677g
  • 7a26e917-f552-4cfc-a44c-934506e059e9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859263569

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