Development Drums
Development Drums
Feb 23, 2012
Episode 28: Tim Harford on Adapt (why success always begins with failure)
Play • 58 min

Tim Harford is a journalist at the Financial Times and the author of The Undercover Economist and, most recently, of Adapt: Why Success Always Begins with Failure.

In this interview, Tim talks about the implications for development of his idea that successful complex systems emerge from a process of trial and error.

Development Drums is hosted by Owen Barder and produced by Anna Scott at the Center for Global Development.

Running time 56 minutes; size 40.2Mb.

Download transcript (pdf)

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