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How the West Was Lost

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Episode Summary
One of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people and best-selling author of Dead Aid reveals the economic myopia of the West and the radical solutions it needs to adopt in order to assert itself as a global economic power once again.

Participant(s) Bio
Born and raised in Zambia, Dambisa Moyo received a PhD in economics from Oxford University and went on to work at Goldman Sachs for nearly a decade, as well as at the World Bank in Washington D.C. Ms. Moyo was named by Time magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World", and was nominated to the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders Forum. Her writing regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times, The Economist magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Dead Aid.