Friday, March 3, 2023

Glenn Loury & Oded Galor talk about cultural and economic growth and the origins of inequality [Progress]

This is a very important discussion.

0:00 Oded's new book, The Journey of Humanity: The Origins of Wealth and Inequality
7:58 How inequality and growth emerged over the course of human history
18:52 Breaking free of a 300,000-year-old stagnation cycle
27:24 Humanity's phase shift into modernity
33:39 Inequality and the formation of institutions
44:18 The deep links between geography and institutions
50:38 Africa, Asia, and the trials of diversity

Glenn Loury and Oded Galor (Brown University, The Journey of Humanity). Recorded January 21, 2023.

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