Africa As Las Vegas: Why Some Countries Win and Others Lose in Gambling on Development
Stefan Dercon in Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew is joined by Stefan Dercon, author of Gambling on Development: Why Some Countries Win and Others Lose.
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Stefan Dercon is Professor of Economic Policy and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford. Combining an academic career with long experience in international development policy, he is a former DFID chief economist and a policy advisor to the UK foreignsecretary.