The Economist's Tale

Peter Griffiths, consultant, marketing economist, author

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bullethow consultants work in the real world - the professional techniques, and the environment they work in.
bullethow a consultant can get a government to change its policy, in spite of powerful pressure from the World Bank and the IMF.
bulletthe pressures on consultants to do a bad job, to keep influential people and powerful stakeholders happy - however many people die as a result.
bulletthe intrigue, corruption and politics that consultants have to deal with.
bullethigh level consultancy, where the consultant is under pressure from Government and the World Bank on a key policy issue.
bullethow economists work in the real world.
bullethow World Bank policy can cause a famine.

This is the insider's story: what really happens

The Economist’s Tale – A Consultant encounters hunger and the World Bank

Peter Griffiths 

(Zed Books London)

“compelling … revealing …committed …  Sparkling"

  The Economist

“El Economista Furioso”

El Mondo (Madrid)




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