Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The White House and the World by Nancy Birdsall

The last few years have seen a steep decline in the perceived legitimacy of U.S. policies and values in the world. How will the next American president regain the country's power and influence so that it is capable of tackling the global challenges of the 21st century? The White House and the World explores areas where changes in U.S. policies can conceivably improve the lives of the poor in developing countries, thereby not only protecting our own national security but also restoring America's credibility in the world. In selected essays, Center for Global Development fellows explore a range of topics such as trade policy, migration, foreign aid, and climate change and offer practical recommendations for effective change to the next president. Authors and topics include Michael Clemens on migration, Dennis de Tray on corruption, Kimberly Elliott on trade, Ruth Levine on health, Theodore Moran on private investment, Mead Over on HIV/AIDS, Stewart Patrick on fragile states, Steve Radelet on foreign assistance, Vijaya Ramachandran on development in Africa, and David Wheeler on climate change.

Buy The White House and the World by Nancy Birdsall from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781933286242
ISBN-10: 1933286245
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 220
Imprint: Centre for Global Development
Publisher: Centre for Global Development
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The White House and the World by Nancy Birdsall

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about White House and the World book by Nancy Birdsall and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Nancy Birdsall

Nancy Birdsall is the founding president of the Center for Global Development. Prior to launching the center, Birdsall was senior associate and director of the Economic Reform Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. From 1993 to 1998, Birdsall was executive vice president of the Inter-American Development Bank.

Books By Nancy Birdsall

Towards a Better Global Economy by Nancy Birdsall
Paperback, November 2016
$53.96
Cash on Delivery by Nancy Birdsall
Paperback, October 2009
$31.46
Fair Growth by Nancy Birdsall
Paperback, September 2007
$44.96
Rescuing the World Bank by Nancy Birdsall
Paperback, August 2006
$34.16