William Easterly on the developing world and the World Bank.

William Easterly on the Realities of the Developing World

William Easterly on the Realities of the Developing World

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
Jan. 16 2016 2:03 AM

The Development Edition

Slate Money talks to author William Easterly about the developing world, poor and displaced populations, and the World Bank. 


Listen to Episode No. 88 of Slate Money:


On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by special guest William Easterly, professor of economics at New York University and author of The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor. They dig into:

  • The realities of the developing world
  • Poor and displaced populations
  • The World Bank

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Podcast production by Zachary Dinerstein.

Cathy O'Neil is a former hedge fund quant and blogger at Mathbabe.org.

Felix Salmon is a journalist.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.