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How Do We Eliminate Poverty?

These 8 books were rounded up by Cause Artist in their fantastic blog post which can be found at the link below

The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives

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When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself

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Poor Economics: Rethinking Poverty and the Ways to End it: Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo: 9788184002805: Amazon.c...

Abhijit Banerjee is the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at MIT. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Econometric Society and has been a Guggenheim Fellow. He has also received the inaugural Infosys Prize (2009) in Social Sciences and Economics.

The International Bank of Bob: Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time

While on assignment in Dubai to cover the world's most luxurious hotels, Harris got sidetracked by the stories of the indentured immigrant laborers conscripted to build these palaces of opulence.

Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty: Muhammad Yunus, Alan Jolis: 9781586481988: Am...

"An inspiring memoir of the birth of microcredit, written in a conversational tone that makes it both moving and enjoyable." --"An interesting story of beginning and hope...I would recommend this book to anyone interested in the problem of poverty..."

The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution

Barry Asmus (PhD, Montana State University) is a senior economist at the National Center for Policy Analysis, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting private sector, market-based solutions to economic growth and development. Named by USA Today as one of the five most requested speakers in the United States, Asmus has been writing and speaking on political and business issues for over 25 years.

Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day

Veterans in economics and microfinance scrutinize the finances of the poor in India, Bangladesh and South Africa. Following their 250 subjects for a year, the researchers compile family financial diaries and report on how the poor spend money and the myriad resources that function like portfolios.

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time: Jeffrey Sachs: 9780143036586: Books

Celebrated economist Jeffrey Sachs has a plan to eliminate extreme poverty around the world by 2025. If you think that is too ambitious or wildly unrealistic, you need to read this book.