Burt looks at the work of a celebrated economist at Harvard University who believed that all commercial progress was made by creative individuals trying to get rich and that governments were no help. Burt thinks that may no longer be the case, so he joined up with Jonathan Krane, one of the world's leading investment strategists. Together they traveled throughout China taking a look at how business works in one of the world's largest economies.
Burt Wolf, an internationally syndicated television journalist and prolific public television host, provides an overview of the area and its history, then introduces the people, architecture, art, culture, food and tourist attractions of some of the world's most interesting locations. His relaxed, personable and irreverent style makes the episodes both informative and entertaining.