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Episode Info: In 2014, Bill Gates recommended a book titled, "How Asia Works," by Joe Studwell. The book was a thoughtful account on why some Asian countries have succeeded while others have failed to grow. Studwell makes the reasons for such prosperity easy to understand, but difficult to implement. In this episode we talk to Joe about the finer aspects of his book.In this episode, you'll learn:·     Why Bill Gates made “How Asia Works” a mandatory read within his foundation·     Why some countries are rich while others are poor·     How much of Asian economic progress is due to Western influence and why?·     If South America and Africa can achieve economic growth like Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan?Read more »

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