Commonwealth Club lectures are broadcast on at least 3 local radio stations, as I found out this morning while I was driving home from SFO. I heard part of this talk:
Dambisa Moyo, International Economist; Author, How The West Was Lost and Dead Aid (mp3)
She recommended this book: This Time Is Different:
Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff
Why does Ben Bernanke recommend the book?
NYT interview with Dr. Moyo
New Statesman interview
Dambisa Moyo: without change US will almost certainly become a socialist nation
A celebrity academic?