Why Decentralization Allows More People to Innovate – Matt Ridley, Author of ‘The Rational Optimist’

This is an episode of The Pomp Podcast with host Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano and guest, Matt Ridley, a British journalist and businessman. He is best known for his writings on science, the environment, and economics, including The Rational Optimist and his new book, How Innovation Works. In this conversation, we discuss how prosperity evolves, why optimism is important, the difference between innovation and invention, how innovation is bottoms up, why China has been so innovative, and the future of stateless innovation.