Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman

Why Life In Africa Is Getting Better

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Guests: Charles Kenny, author and Economist at the Center for American Progress; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director at the World Bank, Former Finance Minister of Nigeria; Jeni Klugman, Director of the Human Development Report Office, United Nations In his new book, Getting Better: Why Global Development is Succeeding - and How We Can Improve the World Even More, Economist Charles Kenny examines increases in the quality of health care and education, arguing those factors show life in Africa is improving beyond what a strict analysis of life expectancy might show.




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