Economic debate on the role of democracy for economic growth and on the role of human capital for democracy

hosted by the Wall Street Journal. The two debaters are established stars of the Economics academe, despite being relatively young still, Daron Acemoglu and respectively, Edward Glaeser (by the way, I bet on Ed Glaeser winning this edition’s (2007) John Bates Clark Medal– it is also his last chance, given the rules regarding the age of the recipient; Daron Acemoglu was the latest winner, two years ago).  → Read more