The World in 2013 Festival: Bill Easterly vs. Dambisa Moyo (Must Watch Video)

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Photo: Dambisa Moyo, renowned economist

A must watch video (Courtesy of The Economist)

Which countries will be the economic success stories of 2013? William Easterly, professor of economics at New York University, and Dambisa Moyo, author of “Winner Take All”, consider the fate of the emerging economies in the near future in a discussion moderated by The Economist’s Zanny Minton Beddoes at The Economist’s World in 2013 Festival on December 8th 2012.

Economic variables in democracy vs the x-factors of capital, labour and productivity.

Video: William Easterly and Dambisa Moyo: Emerging economies in 2013

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Winner Take All: The Race for the World’s Resources

Speaker(s): Dambisa Moyo
Chair: Professor Eric Neumayer
Recorded on 25 June 2012 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Dambisa Moyo discusses the increasingly heated competition for the world’s water and land, and the likely geopolitical fallout of China’s biggest commodity rush in history. Are we heading for large-scale conflict and what can governments do to avoid it?

Dambisa Moyo author of Dead Aid and How the West Was Lost; she has been an economist at the World Bank and Goldman Sachs and was chosen as Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2009.

This event celebrates the publication of her new book Winner Take All: The Race for the World’s Resources.