After Words with Alan Beattie
Alan Beattie talked about his book False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World (Riverhead; April 16, 2009). In his book he… read more
Alan Beattie talked about his book False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World (Riverhead; April 16, 2009). In his book he combines economic history, psychology, and political analysis to identify the factors that predispose economies to success or failure. He gave his views on why certain countries have been more financially prosperous than others. The guest interviewer was Patrice Hill, chief economic correspondent for The Washington Times.
Alan Beattie is world trade editor for the Financial Times where he has worked since 1998 and was formerly the chief U.S. economics correspondent. Previously he worked as an economist at the Bank of England
Patrice Hill has been the chief economic correspondent at The Washington Times for fifteen years. Prior to joining the newspaper, Ms. Hill was a Washington correspondent for the Daily Bond Buyer. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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