Professor David S. Landes is the Emeritus Professor of History & Economics at Harvard University. This book looks at the historic causes of the wealth and poverty of today's nations. It is immensely readable and enjoyable but judging by some of the reader comments on Amazon the author's views are somewhat controversial.
Video: BLU Lesson 3: How measures distort behaviour by David Gurteen
One of six BLU lessons on 'how measures distort behaviour' by David Gurteen.
In April 2005, BLU, the UK's Business Link University which no longer exists hired Fifty Lessons to produce a series of video stories for them to which I (David Gurteen) was invited to contribute. This is one of those stories.
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