Tag Archives: Larry Summers

Asiaphoria or Asiaphobia?

The rise of Asia might be better conceived as the re-emergence of a world in which population size and economic size are closely linked. The global diffusion of technology, and institutions, has given poor but populous countries an opportunity to catch up.

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A Promising New Front in the War on Poverty

The world’s 85 richest billionaires now hold as much wealth as the 3.5 billion people in humanity’s poorer half. The combined wealth of these 85 billionaires is increasing at the rate of a half million dollars a minute. But one respected anti-poverty charity’s new global campaign may help minimize economic inequality.

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