April 7, 2015

The Future of Economic Development: A Conversation Between Tyler Cowen and Jeffrey Sachs

Tyler Cowen

Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University

Jeffrey Sachs

Tyler Cowen and Jeffrey Sachs discuss the resource curse, why Russia failed and Poland succeeded, charter cities, Sach's China optimism, JFK, Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, whether Africa will be able to overcome the middle income trap, Paul Krugman, Sach's favorite novel, premature deindustrialization, and how to reform graduate economics education.