[ExI] Roads in Africa (was Re: People are the same?)

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 23:49:01 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 5:35 PM, David Lubkin <lubkin at unreasonable.com> wrote:
> At the end of The West Wing, CJ Craig is offered ten billion dollars
> for one important project of her choose. She chooses roads in
> Africa. Ten billion dollars would not take us to what you describe.
> I think that, wisely spent, it would take us space-based industrialization
> and settlement.

Has any serious economist/scientist proposed this? What are the
arguments? It sounds interesting and plausible, but I'd like to hear


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