William Easterly

William Easterly is a professor of economics at New York University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute. He specializes on issues related to economic growth and foreign aid.

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Hayek’s Insights on Economic Development

featuring William Easterly on Mar 18, 2008

Economic success – among individuals, firms, products and countries – is often unexpected and unpredicted.


Industrial Revolution

by Deirdre McCloskey on Aug 15, 2008

The industrial revolution improved not only production, but standards of living, political and economic freedom, and the spread of ideas and culture.