Posts Tagged ‘Hans Rosling’

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    The Amazing Washing Machine

    Mar 28, 11 • 175 Views • Developing Economies, Environment, Gender Issues, Households, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    In one wonderful 9 minute TED talk, Swedish professor Hans Rosling connects the washing machine to empowering women, educating children and diminishing world poverty. The Economic Lesson When women are empowered, not only is the gender gap diminished but also

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    When Will China and India Catch Up?

    Dec 17, 10 • 187 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Economic History, Households, Innovation, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    In one wonderful 4 minute animated video, Swedish professor Hans Rosling shows us how, during 200 years, 200 countries became healthier and wealthier. The turning point for one group of nations is 1810 with the industrial revolution. The next turning point,