Sunday, March 14, 2010

'I've photgraphic memory'- Sir Arthur Lewis

A great video of Sir Arthur Lewis from UC.

In the interview Sir Lewis states that he would have preferred to become an engineer but in the colonial England he wouldn't have got a job with it. So instead he became an economist- thanks to British racism.

W. Arthur Lewis: Evolution of the International Economic Order

Which Nobel Laureate was rejected by The Economist magazine?
They said that they could not hire a black journalist since he would have to interview people who might refuse to see him because of his color

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