On failing states, Somalia, New Macau and the War on Terror

The Economic Society in Queensland runs a series of televised presentations whereby they get economists to talk about topical issues they are working on. Following Quiggin, Bhagwati and McKibbin, it was my turn a few weeks ago to talk about the Christian-Islamic conflict, the general problems in handling nation states, and the various issues surrounding Somalia in particular. A full agenda! Just click on the picture…

Author: paulfrijters

Professor of Wellbeing and Economics at the London School of Economics, Centre for Economic Performance