Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs

Season 2, Episode 4: Peter H. Lindert, Making Social Spending Work

April 05, 2022 Jeffrey Sachs, Peter H. Lindert Season 2 Episode 4
Season 2, Episode 4: Peter H. Lindert, Making Social Spending Work
Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs
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Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs
Season 2, Episode 4: Peter H. Lindert, Making Social Spending Work
Apr 05, 2022 Season 2 Episode 4
Jeffrey Sachs, Peter H. Lindert

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Peter H. Lindert, economic historian and author of Making Social Spending Work in which Lindert examines how social spending relates to economic growth in various countries and the emphasis we must place on investing in the young. 

Together, they examine the history of public social spending and address the key challenges around intergenerational inequality and fiscal redistribution, the returns on investment in human capital, how to deal with an aging global population, and whether migration is a cost or a benefit for society. 

The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is brought to you by the SDG Academy, the flagship education initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Learn more and get involved at bookclubwithjeffreysachs.org.

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Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Peter H. Lindert, economic historian and author of Making Social Spending Work in which Lindert examines how social spending relates to economic growth in various countries and the emphasis we must place on investing in the young. 

Together, they examine the history of public social spending and address the key challenges around intergenerational inequality and fiscal redistribution, the returns on investment in human capital, how to deal with an aging global population, and whether migration is a cost or a benefit for society. 

The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is brought to you by the SDG Academy, the flagship education initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Learn more and get involved at bookclubwithjeffreysachs.org.

Footnotes:

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