A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.

Brilliant interview with Deidre McCloskey on how to reset economic thinking. (Institute for New Economic Thinking)

On the opposing forces of diffusion and concentration in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. (Project Syndicate)

Tim Harford on gaming and the job market. (Financial Times, paywall)

On the importance of being earnest (and proper analysis). (Financial Times, paywall)

How to make Aid for Trade work better. (World Economic Forum)

Making global value chains more inclusive will be key going forward. (World Bank)

Tyler Cohen on boosting productivity. (Bloomberg)

Another reason why growth may have stalled after the crisis. (VOX)

Developments in output compared to trend
Developments in output compared to trend
Image: OECD

Dani Rodrik on the economics of the populist backlash. (VOX)

 The global rise of populism
The global rise of populism
Image: Dani Rodrik