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Alex Tabarrok:
How ideas trump crises

TED2009 · 14:33 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Alex Tabarrok: How ideas trump crises
14:33 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 31 languages

The "dismal science" truly shines in this optimistic talk, as economist Alex Tabarrok argues free trade and globalization are shaping our once-divided world into a community of idea-sharing more healthy, happy and prosperous than anyone's predictions.

Economist
With the hit economic blog MarginalRevolution.com, co-author Alex Tabarrok generates more hits than a summer hailstorm, and sheds light into the darkest corners of the dismal science. Full bio
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