Paul Romer:
The world's first charter city?

TED2011 · 9:13 · Filmed Mar 2011

Back in 2009, Paul Romer unveiled the idea for a "charter city" — a new kind of city with rules that favor democracy and trade. This year, at TED2011, he tells the story of how such a city might just happen in Honduras ... with a little help from his TEDTalk.

New-growth economist
Paul Romer is developing a radical new model of growth and governance, which calls for the establishment of city-scale special administrative zones. Full bio