Tim Harford on The Next 50 Things that Made the Modern Economy
The IEA Book Club will be hosting the revolutionary, acclaimed book, radio series and podcast, bestselling economist, Tim Harford, to discuss his latest book “The Next Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy” . This webinar will be taking place on Tuesday 7th July at 18:00 BST and will be chaired by Mark Littlewood [IEA Director General]. In “Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy,” Tim introduced us to a selection of fifty radical inventions that changed the world. Now, in this new book, Tim once again brings us an array of remarkable, memorable, curious and often unexpected “things” – inventions that teach us lessons by turns intimate and sweeping about the complex world economy we live in today. From the brick, blockchain and the bicycle to fire, the factory and fundraising, and from solar PV and the pencil to the postage stamp, this brilliant and enlightening collection resonates, fascinates, and stimulates. It is a wonderful blend of insight and inspiration from one of Britain’s finest non-fiction storytellers.