Lester Thurow and Carl Sagan at the "Symposium on Management in the Year 2000" (1988)

Lester Thurow is a former dean of MIT's Sloan School of Management and one of its best-known economists. His academic work focuses on globalization, economic instability and the distribution of income and wealth. A bestselling writer, Thurow authored several books including The Future of Capitalism and Building Wealth. In this 1988 video, Thurow, then the new dean of the Sloan School of Management, participates in the forward-looking "Symposium on Management in the Year 2000" which also featured the popular writer and Cornell professor, Carl Sagan. View this video in its entirety at the From the Vault collection on TechTV.

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