Curing Global Poverty: More Education, More Electricity
Charlie Robertson in Conversation with Andrew Keen
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 Charlie Robertson, author of The Time-Travelling Economist: Why Education, Electricity and Fertility Are Key to Escaping Poverty.
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Charlie Robertson is an emerging markets specialist, covering global economic themes including democratisation to demographics, education to ESG, fertility, as well as shorter-term indicators like exchange rates and growth. He is the lead author of The Fastest Billion: The Story Behind Africa’s Economic Revolution, and his latest book is The Time-Travelling Economist.