Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Author(s): Niall Ferguson
Research Area: Economics
Keywords: Economy; Charles Darwin; Economics
Niall Ferguson compares the "evolution" of economies and financial practices to Darwin's theory of evolution in nature, addressing the big question for our time: are we on the brink of a “great dying"?
This essay appeared in the Financial Times on December 14, 2007.