Thursday May 1, 2014 the world-renowned economist William Easterly (http://williameasterly.org/) of NYU will address the NYC Junto. He is the author of 2 best selling books: The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists’ Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics (2001) [link (http://www.amazon.com/The-Elusive-Quest-Growth-Misadventures/dp/0262550423)], and The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Harm and So Little Good (2006) [link (http://www.amazon.com/The-White-Mans-Burden-Efforts/dp/0143038826)]. He will be talking about his latest work: The Tyranny of Experts [link (http://www.amazon.com/The-Tyranny-Experts-Economists-Dictators/dp/0465031250)]. It's free and all are invited and welcome.
Meeting begins at 7:30pm, speaker at 8:00pm.
General Society Library, 20 West 44 St, NYC.