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Nobel prize winning economist and philosopher, Professor Amartya Sen is widely regarded as one of the most influential public thinkers of our time, his interest and impact ranging across the key questions facing all societies: how can we promote economic well being, fairness and justice and how do we tackle deprivation and injustice. In this album, he talks about economics, welfare and his most recent book 'The Idea of Justice'. The ideas in this album can be studied further in The Open University course DD309 Doing economics: people, markets and policy.

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Nobel prize winning economist and philosopher, Professor Amartya Sen is widely regarded as one of the most influential public thinkers of our time, his interest and impact ranging across the key questions facing all societies: how can we promote economic well being, fairness and justice and how do we tackle deprivation and injustice. In this album, he talks about economics, welfare and his most recent book 'The Idea of Justice'. The ideas in this album can be studied further in The Open University course DD309 Doing economics: people, markets and policy.

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    Amartya Sen on justice and injustice

    Amartya Sen on justice and injustice

    Amartya Sen discusses justice and injustice.

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    Transcript -- Amartya Sen on justice and injustice

    Transcript -- Amartya Sen on justice and injustice

    Amartya Sen discusses justice and injustice.

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    Amartya Sen on welfare

    Amartya Sen on welfare

    Amartya Sen discusses welfare.

    • 11 min
    Transcript -- Amartya Sen on welfare

    Transcript -- Amartya Sen on welfare

    Amartya Sen discusses welfare.

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    Amartya Sen on the economic crisis

    Amartya Sen on the economic crisis

    Amartya Sen discusses the 2010 economic crisis.

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    Transcript -- Amartya Sen on the economic crisis

    Transcript -- Amartya Sen on the economic crisis

    Amartya Sen discusses the 2010 economic crisis.

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