Monthly Archives: November 2017


Is globalisation over? The future of world trade

Published 29 November 2017

Listen to the debate ‘Is globalisation over? The future of world trade‘ from Battle of Ideas 2017

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Progress in Africa. Foto: Axel Schmidt/ddp

Africa: what would real progress look like?

Published 27 November 2017

After the faltering of Angela Merkel and the fall of Robert Mugabe, here are some principles of economic development that could form an alternative to Germany’s policy and practice in Africa

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The future of housing

Published 20 November 2017

The future of housing

In 2004, with the architect Ian Abley, I published a book titled Why is construction so backward?.

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