When Nirvikar Jain writes “In India, sending this money would have been as simple as sending a text. . . .” I don’t doubt him, but somehow I am surprised and confused.
It’s different than when I think about how far behind we are in health, education, and social services in comparison with the Nordic county. With that, I am just sad and hopeless
I grew up viewing America as
the exporter of ideas and innovation
What would it mean if started to think of ourselves as (at least a selective) importer of good ideas?