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The Strategic Significance of Global Inequality

Sachs, Jeffrey D.

Is there a "strategic significance" to global inequalities in income levels and economic growth? And, if so, which policies might the United States pursue to address those strategic concerns? Focusing on the scope and limitations of U.S. foreign assistance as a policy instrument to address global income inequalities is illuminating.

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Earth Institute
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January 26, 2010

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Washington Quarterly, vol. 24, no. 3 (Summer 2001), pp. 187-198.