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The first issue the author emphasizes on is the connection between poverty and inequality. Adam Smith was of the view that poverty cannot be divorced from inequality. The author suggests that this could be the missing link in formulating policies that effectively eradicate poverty. The author also mentions the idea of ‘prodigals and projectors’ who Jeremy Bentham dismissed as innovators. Adam Smith warned that since these people are often left to their own devices, they could disrupt market operations. The author avers that such persons could have led to the global financial crisis.
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