In this week of the programme, you’ll reflect broadly on ways our world could change for better or worse in the future. Evidence from long-run economic growth suggests we could, in future, see explosive economic growth and technological progress, rapidly creating a very different world. You’ll discuss the possibility of collapse and of stagnation, consider what other outcomes might occur, and think about how economic and technological development relate to quality of life and the value of the future.
On how the future might be different:
On the value of the future: