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Paul Romer: Charter Cities

Two weeks ago I posted a talk by economist Paul Romer called "A Theory of History, with an application". That talk focused primarily on the interdependencies of technology and rules. In this TED talk he gives some examples how his theory can be put into action.

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Bill Gates: How I’m trying to change the world now

One of the first speakers of this year’s TED Conference was Bill Gates talking about Malaria and education. And compared to his speeches I’ve seen from him before, he made real progress.

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Sendhil Mullainathan: The irony of poverty

Sendhil Mullainathan, professor of economics at Harvard, talks about the irony of poverty in developing countries.

You can find the video and a transcript at Edge.org (scroll down a little bit).

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Kimmie Weeks: At Humanity Unites Brilliance

Activist Kimmy Weeks from Liberia gave a motivational speech at Humanity Unites Brilliance (HUB). Unfortunately, this isn’t the entire speech but I couldn’t find any other recording of it.

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Jacqueline Novogratz: Tackling poverty with “patient capital”

Jacqueline Novogratz tells her stories at TED how she could improve live in Africa with a businesslike approach.

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