Meet IVY Thought Leader Dr. Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born international economist and author who studies macroeconomy and international affairs. Her work has taken her to more than 70 countries over the last decade, during which time she has developed a unique knowledge of the conflicts facing developed economies.

“In a perfect world,” she writes in her book, Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa, “what poor countries at the lowest rungs of economic development need is not a multi-party democracy, but in fact a decisive benevolent dictator to push through the reforms required to get the economy moving (unfortunately, too often countries end up with more dictator and less benevolence).”

Moyo sat down with IVY to share her insights on the changing global economy. Learn more below!

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