We Don't Know How To Solve Global Poverty And That's A Good Thing.

Bill Easterly is an always worthwhile source on economic growth and development economics. This (sometimes funny) lecture at London School of Economics (LSE) is not to be missed.

This lecture argues that occasions when development economists were more certain about ‘the solution to global poverty’ have often led to harmful consequences for the world’s poor in the long-run. Sceptical criticism is a creative force that redirects attention and effort away from centrally-directed expert solutions towards effective decentralised problem-solving.

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