I don't believe in cold weather or technology stagnation, but I do like books, economics, programming, China, and East Africa. Ex @usv @stanford buckeye.
Inspired by Tyler Cowen’s 2010 post, Why is Haiti so Poor?, and my own recent trip to Haiti, here’s another attempt at…
Without fully intending, I’ve ended up reading quite a bit about China. Beside the policy and economic development angles, which I like, China seems to attract some of the best narrative nonfiction writers.
I spent some of my undergrad studying and living in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Here’s a few of the best books I’ve read about it, plus a few others to avoid –