How Rich Countries Got Rich... and why Poor Countries Stay Poor
Anthem Press, 2008 - 365 pages
Explains that the economies of richer countries were founded on protectionism and State activism, and why free trade is not the solution to achieve worldwide prosperity. Revisits colonialization since about 1500 and how the American industrialization resulted in the nation's wealth. Opposes this to a lack of economic wellbeing in middle-income countries, and discusses wrong approaches to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
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How Rich Countries Got Rich ... and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor
Erik S. Reinert
Limited preview - 2019