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Reflections on Poverty and Economics with Russ Roberts


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Economists use a variety of tools to evaluate poverty and propose policy responses—typically with mixed results. In this interview, join award-winning EconTalk Podcast founder Russ Roberts as he reflects upon topics such as how the economics profession has addressed poverty, the importance of work as a means of fulfillment, and the virtue of charity as

Addressing Poverty: Foundational Principles

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How should we think about poverty and prosperity? What are the foundational principles that enable individuals, families, and communities to flourish and create prosperity in their own communities? Ismael Hernandez and Peter Greer discuss the challenge of poverty in the US and internationally and the most effective ways to think about poverty in light of