Additional Materials

Public Welfare and Economic Growth

Originally published: McCants, Anne E.C. "Public Welfare and Economic Growth." Economic History of Developing Regions 27 Supplement 1 (2012): S86-S91.

Adam Smith grounded his famous critique of the political economy of mercantilism on the charge that it was a system inimical to advancing the material and social welfare of people. Read more.

Tech's Top Teachers Talk Turkey 2008

Dr. Lori Breslow, Director of the Teaching and Learning Laboratory, moderates a discussion with some of MIT's award-winning teachers, including Professor Dave Darmofal (Aero/Astro), Professor Nergis Mavalvala (Physics), and Professor Anne McCants (History).

Tech's Top Teachers Talk Turkey 2008 on MITvideo.