BBC World Service

50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

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

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

Episodes: 109

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Introducing 13 Minutes to the Moon Season 2

Duration: 4 min

Gutenberg press

Duration: 10 min

Slot machines

Duration: 10 min

Chess algorithms

Duration: 10 min

Auctions

Duration: 10 min

Dams

Duration: 10 min

Tulips

Duration: 10 min

Sanitary towel

Duration: 10 min

Wardian case

Duration: 10 min

Fast food franchise

Duration: 10 min

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