Global Economic Crisis Workshops Now Available on YouTube
Looking for a quick course on the past, present, and future of the Global Economic Crisis by some of the world's leading economists, political scientists, historians, and sociologists? Thomas Piketty offers a rigorous analysis of the growing income gap; Mark Blythe explores the "dangerous theory" of austerity; Scott Nelson steps back and looks at financial panics in the United States from a long view; Jefrey Frieden examines debt crises in a comparative perspective; Lane Kenworthy suggests a path forward.
The Penn Social Science and Policy Forum's YouTube page is a one stop gateway to cutting-edge social science for scholars, journalists, policy makers and students.
The Life You Can Save: Effective Giving to Improve the Health and Welfare of the Global Poor (Peter Singer)10/22/2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum (3260 South Street)
Co-sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, The Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, The Year of Health, The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, The Center for Public Health Initiatives, and The Wharton Social Impact Initiative.
The event is free, but please register here.
Rethinking the Demographic Risks of Poverty: Prevalences and Penalties in a Comparative Global Perspective (David Brady)11/05/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
11/14/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
12/12/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
01/23/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm