Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich – a Film

Every country is now more or less on a path to growth, but the poor ones are growing very, very slowly. If Zimbabwe continues at its current growth rate, it will qualify as a rich country in 2,722 years. Why do some countries prosper and others stagnate? If we can understand what rich countries are doing right, we might get a better grip on some of the challenges and hurdles facing poor countries.

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