How 28 Poor Countries Escaped the Poverty Trap

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By Andy Sumner – This is a joint post with Charles Kenny Zambia and Ghana are the 27th and 28th countries the World Bank has reclassified as middle-income since the year 2000 Doctors perform cataract surgery at the Lusaka Eye Hospital in Zambia. It’s inexpensive and it changes people’s lives instantly, so it’s a good example of how just

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How 28 Poor Countries Escaped the Poverty Trap