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Winner Take All China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World

ISBN-10: 0465029094

ISBN-13: 9780465029099

Edition: N/A

Authors: Dambisa Moyo

List price: $16.99
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Hardly a day passes when newspaper headlines or media commentators don’t scream warnings of impending doom—shortages of arable land, clashes over water, and political Armageddon as global demand for fossil fuels far outstrips supply—but only one country appears to understand the importance of controlling these crucial assets: China. In Winner Take All, international economist and bestselling author Dambisa Moyo explains the implications of China’s aggressive rush for resources around the world, a campaign that surpasses even the voracious demands for raw materials sparked by the Industrial Revolution. As Moyo compellingly argues, China’s seemingly unstoppable drive will have global consequences for us all.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 9/10/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Dambisa Moyo received an undergraduate degree in chemistry and an MBA in finance from American University, an MPA from Harvard University, and a PhD in economics from Oxford University. She was a consultant for the World Bank and an investment banker specializing in emerging markets at Goldman Sachs. She has written several books including Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa, How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--and the Stark Choices Ahead, and Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means for the World. Her work regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications including the Financial Times, the Economist, and the Wall Street Journal. In 2009, she was named by Time as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World and was named to the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders Forum. In 2012 his title Winner Take All China's Push for Resources and What It Means for the World made The New York Times Best Seller List.