Interview with 1993 Laureate in Economic Sciences Douglass C. North, 16 May 2011. The interviewer is Agneta Wallin Levinovitz, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Douglass C. North talks about who has had the biggest influence on his life; his choices in life (3:31); why some countries are rich and some poor (6:10); his sources of inspiration (8:45); and his work on institutions (9:58).
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