Age of Discovery (2016) looks back at the European Renaissance of 500 years ago to draw parallels with contemporary times. These blinks delve into the good and the bad while providing a deep historical context that has much to teach us about the “New Renaissance” we’re currently experiencing.
Ian Goldin is Professor of Globalization and Development at the University of Oxford. He was formerly the vice president of the World Bank, chief executive of The Development Bank of Southern Africa and an adviser to President Nelson Mandela.
Chris Kutarna is a fellow at the Oxford Martin School, specializing in international politics and economics. He previously worked as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and currently advises senior executives in Asia, North America and Europe.
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