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Blog Post | The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty

Does the developing world need a welfare state to eliminate poverty? Some insights from history

July 30, 2015, Raj M. Desai

Expanding on his chapter in “The Last Mile,” Raj Desai analyzes the history of comprehensive welfare programs throughout the developed and developing worlds.

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