Nation Jul 14

Is giving money to poor countries doing more harm than good?

In designing aid, there's a natural tendency to address immediate needs, economic historian Gregory Clark tells Paul Solman in the fifth and final part of their conversation about his 2007 book, "A Farewell to Alms." But without economic growth first,…

Nation Jul 10

The key to England’s economic growth: The rich outlived the poor

England's economic success, beginning with the takeoff of the Industrial Revolution, can be explained by the "survival of the richest," argues economic historian Gregory Clark in the third installment of his never-before published interview with Paul Solman about his 2007…

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