50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

By BBC World Service

What's 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy about?

Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of 50 inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world.

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Swift

11.11.2019

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication - Swift - solved some big problems with international financial transfers, making them more secure and reliable than ever before. However, as Tim Harford explains, the global political climate means it might now ...

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