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The RSA: meeting 21st century challenges by showcasing ideas, undertaking innovative research and building civic capacity around the world. We encourage public discourse and critical debate by providing platforms for leading experts to share new ideas on contemporary issues, through our public events programme. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.

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Why Information Grows

June 4th, 2015

Episode 338 of 454 episodes

MIT academic César Hidalgo radically rethinks what an economy is, and argues that it is a nation’s economic complexity – not its GDP or per-capita income - that explains the success or failure of its economic performance.

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