I loved Niall Ferguson’s talk on The Great Divergence, which he titled, “The 6 Killer Apps of Prosperity.”
He posits what has led to Western prosperity and explains why those advantages have or are eroding. “It is our generation that is witnessing the end of Western predominance,” he says, and provides data to back it up. It is a great, brief look at macro changes through the eyes of a historian.
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