Call for papers: 2012 Association for Social Economics/Eastern Economic Association meetings
Morals without God

The Greatest Invention?

Jonathan B. Wight

Hans Rosling, one of the founders of Gap Minder -- the source for brilliant visual data analysis -- asks: "What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution?"

Rosling makes the case for the mundane washing machine. With newly designed graphics, Rosling shows the magic of economic growth for improving womens' lives, and for turning a boring wash day into an "intellectual day of reading" for enhancing human capital.

Click the photo to watch the presentation:


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