Interview with Professor Robert W. Fogel at the 1st Meeting of Laureates in Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany, September 1-4, 2004. Interviewer is freelance journalist Marika Griehsel.
Professor Fogel talks about his background, why he came to study economics (3:47), his work in recent years (6:16), his controversial writings (9:43), the world economy today (13:32), high performing Asian economies (16:55) and gives some advise to students (22:30).
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
See them all presented here.