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The Forum - Advantage

Are some advantages over-played and some disadvantages actually desirable? With Malcolm Gladwell, Kathryn Asbury & Ian Goldin.

We explore what can confer advantage. Bridget Kendall talks to best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell about whether the power of the underdog has been under-estimated; psychologist Kathryn Asbury on why some kids start school with a biological advantage over their peers, and globalisation professor Ian Goldin on ensuring future generations’ advantage now. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 3:06AM Mon, 11 Nov 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 10:06PM Sat, 9 Nov 2013
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  • Duration 44 minutes

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