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Ep. 14: THE FOREIGN AID PARADOX | Rachel Grady & Heidi Ewing
Ep. 14: THE FOREIGN AID PARADOX | Rachel Grady& Heidi Ewing CHECK US OUT: http://www.wetheeconomy.com Why does the U.S. fund foreign aid? The U.S. spends approximately $37 billion dollars a year on foreign aid - just under 1% of our federal budget. "The Foreign Aid...
Ep. 18: SUPPLY CHAIN REACTION | Jehane Noujaim
Ep. 18: SUPPLY CHAIN REACTION | Jehane Noujaim CHECK US OUT: http://www.wetheeconomy.com What do human rights have to do with the economy? As consumers in a rapidly growing world economy, we have an insatiable appetite for the next greatest electronic gadget, like...
Brazil's troubled economy: Stumbling up the hill
After a decade of encouraging growth, Brazil's economy has stalled. Without substantial changes to public spending and business relations, the country may lose its momentum. For more video content from The Economist visit our website: http://econ.st/1eZWcb5
Health without wealth
Two million people need life-saving heart operations in India every year—but only 5% will get them. Pioneering heart surgeon Dr Devi Shetty is on a mission to make world-class treatment available to all. Find out how in Health without wealth Economist Films expresses The...
Spending Money
One of my favorite papers in development economics is an empirical look at how poor families spend their money; let's take a look at what that paper says. Development Economics course: http://mruniversity.com/courses/development-economics-0 Ask a question about the video:...
Solar Frontiers
Meet the men and women bringing solar power to the people – and fighting to transform our global energy supply. Economist Films expresses The Economist’s globally curious outlook in the form of short, mind-stretching documentaries. To watch more visit http://www.economist....
The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples...
William MacAskill on Effective Altruism and Doing Good Better
How much care do you take when you make a donation to a charity? What careers make the biggest difference when it comes to helping others? William MacAskill of Oxford University and the author of Doing Good Better talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the book and...
Michael Matheson Miller on Poverty, Inc
Michael Matheson Miller of the Acton Institute and the Director of the documentary Poverty, Inc., talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his award-winning documentary on the barriers facing the poor around the world. Topics discussed include the incentives facing...
World Development Report, Chapter 4: Poverty
World Development Report 2015, Chapter 4: Poverty