Economic Lessons
8:00 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Economic Wisdom The Developing World Can Teach The Developed World

Economist and author Peter Blair Henry.
Credit Courtesy/NYU
A handful of third-world countries have turned themselves around from numerous hardships in the past 30 years: China rose from seemingly hopeless poverty, Mexico bounced back from the Third World Debt Crisis, Brazil overcame hyperinflation. 

Economist Peter Blair Henry argues that first-world countries have much to learn about discipline and humility from these third-world successes.  Peter Blair Henry is the dean of NYU's Stern School of Business, and the author of "Turnaround: Third-World Lessons For First-World Growth." He spoke at Seattle's Town Hall on March 19, 2013.  

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