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Speaker(s): Professor Paul Collier
Chair: Professor David Held

Recorded on 29 April 2009 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Award-winning author Paul Collier investigates the violence and poverty in the countries at the bottom of the world economy that are home to a billion people and asks why the democratic process in these countries so often fails.

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