Out of the box speech by Johan Norberg: In Defence of Progress

The media is filled with doom and gloom, but Johan Norberg makes the case that we are in the midst of a global development revolution which is increasing living standards and technological opportunities faster than ever. It’s worth looking forward to – and investing in – the future. Norberg has a long and distinguished track record promoting the benefits of free markets.

Johan Norberg is an author, lecturer and documentary filmmaker. He is a native of Sweden, a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington D.C. and the European Centre for International Political Economy in Brussels. He is a frequent commentator in Swedish and international media and columnist in Aftonbladet, Sweden’s largest news group. Norberg has written 20 books covering a broad range of topics, including global economics and popular science. The breakthrough came with In Defence of Global Capitalism (2003), published in more than 25 countries. His most recent book, the celebrated Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future (2016) was chosen as the Book of the Year by The Economist, Guardian and Observer.

Don’t miss Johan’s outside the box speech at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference on 20th September 2017 at 2:05pm.

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