A breakthrough in our understanding of the links between technology and the wealth and poverty of nations.
It lands powerful punches.
Warning: this book will forever change your conception of economic development.
Unlike much of the writing produced by opponents of globalization, these are serious books by serious people. They deserve to be read.
Reinert asks the most fundamental questions about economic development, and proceeds to answer them with clear logic, a sweeping grasp of history and an immensely readable style.