How Asia Works

RTHK:Bookmarks | 13 August 2013 | 0h 18m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Joe Studwell about his book How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World’s Most Dynamic Region. Discusses the key policy initiatives that caused some Asian countries to boom while others languished.

What We Get Wrong About Global Growth with Dambisa Moyo

The TED Interview | 24 April 2020 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with global economist Dambisa Moyo. Discusses how being raised in Zambia and educated in England and the United States formed her unique worldview and shaped her thinking on issues like overseas aid, climate, democracy and the rise of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hive Mind, IQ, and the Wealth of Nations with Garett Jones

Economics Detective Radio | 11 December 2015 | 0h 45m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Garett Jones about his book Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters so Much More than Your Own. Sets out the strong relationship between nations’ average IQ scores and their incomes and suggests potential channels for spillover effects of IQ.

Tech and Progress with Patrick Collison and Tyler Cowen

Tech & Society with Mark Zuckerberg | 25 November 2019 | 1h 08m | Listen Later | iTunes
Patrick Collison and Tyler Cowen on the case for Progress Studies to better understand and capture the opportunities for technological and economic progress.

James Robinson on The Narrow Corridor

The Good Fight | 16 September 2019 | 0h 55m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with James Robinson, co-author of Why Nations Fail and The Narrow Corridor, about the importance of political institutions; the roots of freedom and prosperity; and how citizens can beat the historical odds to improve their countries.

Michael Spence on Inequality & Growth

Masters in Business | 25 October 2019 | 1h 16m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with economist and Nobel laureate Michael Spence discussing information signalling, how economies develop and grow, the impacts of technology, government institutions and intellectual capital.

The Roots of Progress with Robert Tracinski and Jason Crawford

Venture Stories | 17 October 2019 | 0h 54m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Robert Tracinski and Jason Crawford discussing economic progress: the sustainability of capitalism; society moving from biological to artificial resources; automation; growth and its relationship to democracy; and the role of business in ensuring the welfare of people.

Foreign Aid and Growth with William Easterly

The Neoliberal Podcast | 13 September 2019 | 1h 18m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with William Easterly on the ineffectiveness of foreign aid. Discusses why foreign aid has often failed to deliver on promises, how poor countries really develop, and the links between political liberalism and economic growth. Draws on ideas from his books The Elusive Quest for Growth, The Tyranny of Experts, and The White Man’s Burden.