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Progress was not Inevitable or Predictable

A Discussion of Bourgeois Equality Chapter 38 “The Causes were Local, Temporary, and Unpredictable”

A bolt of lightning in the night sky

People have a tendency to explain how we got where we are in history as if it was an inevitable process, but in this chapter, Dr. McCloskey is advancing the idea the cultural changes that allowed the Great Enrichment to take…



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Ellen Clardy, PhD

Professor of Economics at Houston Christian University since 2010 — Want help with econ basics? Search Dr. Clardy on YouTube.