Sep

28

2005

1:00—2:30 PM
Institute for International Economics
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DEVELOPMENT MATTERS

Can the Wisdom of Crowds Improve Development Outcomes? A Talk by James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki, author of the best-selling book, The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations, spoke at this CGD event. Surowiecki is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he writes the popular business column, "The Financial Page." His work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Artforum, Wired, and Slate.

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