Mark Koyama, Associate Professor of Economics, has written a new book, How the World Became Rich, with co-author Jared Rubin,) Professor of Economics at Chapman University.
In a recent Vox interview, they discuss the historical transformation that began in the 1700s, moving the world from extreme poverty to a period of sustained economic growth. Listen to a podcast of the interview here (start at 1:00).
Learn more about Dr. Koyama's research and publications here.
Dr. Koyama is affiliated with the Economics Department's Center for Study of Public Choice.
If you're interested in taking a class with Dr. Koyama, see his Fall 2022 courses:
Economics of Developing Areas
June 02, 2022