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The race to the top

17 January 2018 By Edward Hadas

The English curate was totally wrong about permanent poverty, but the legacy of his grim expectations still clouds judgments. His lesser-known French rival was a better guide. Condorcet would have expected the recent progress in countries the U.S. president seems to despise.

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