What World Problem Would You Try To Fix With $50 Billion?

What would you do if you could spend $50 billion fixing one of the world’s great problems? “To answer that question, Bjorn Lomborg, a statistician and environmental iconoclast, brought eight economists, including three Nobel Prize winners, to this harbor city last week to rank the world’s 10 worst problems. Forget politics, they were told, just look at how to get the most bang for the buck. After studying all the contenders and running the numbers, the economic “dream team” decided”