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Captured during a variety of events and programs sponsored by the Alumni Association, distinguished faculty member present talks in the field of Economics.

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Captured during a variety of events and programs sponsored by the Alumni Association, distinguished faculty member present talks in the field of Economics.

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    Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves

    Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves

    Sheldon Garon, Nissan Professor in Japanese Studies and Professor of History and East Asian Studies, presents an overview of the history, culture, and institution of savings in the United States as compared with other countries around the world. Discussing the major differences that exist between the countries, he explores the social and economic implications of these disparities and explains what Americans might learn from the fiscal practices of our global neighbors. Presented during the 2012 Fall Football Lectures series.

    • 57 min
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    Health, Wealth, and Happiness Around the World

    Health, Wealth, and Happiness Around the World

    Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School presents historical and current data on the inequality between countries in the areas of wealth, health, life expectancy, disease, immunization, height, and happiness. Presented as part of Alumni Day 2011.

    • 59 min
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    The Global Financial Crisis: What Have We Learned

    The Global Financial Crisis: What Have We Learned

    Burton G. Malkiel *64, Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics, discusses the global financial crisis, its causes and consequences, and what we can learn from this crisis. Presented as part of Alumni Day 2010.

    • 55 min
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    Economic Inequality and American Democracy

    Economic Inequality and American Democracy

    Larry Bartels, Donald E. Stokes Professor in Public and International Affairs, Director for the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, and Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, explains his work on the relationship between economic inequality and the political process in contemporary America. Presented during the 2007 Fall Football Lectures series.

    • 1 hr 4 min
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    A Conversation with Paul Krugman

    A Conversation with Paul Krugman

    Uwe Reinhardt, James Madison Professor of Political Economy and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, presents data about the U.S. health care system as it compares to other western countries. Presented as part of Alumni Day 2007.

    • 17 min
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    Can America Bend Down the Healthcare Cost Curve?

    Can America Bend Down the Healthcare Cost Curve?

    Uwe Reinhardt, James Madison Professor of Political Economy and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, explains the "cost curve" of health care reform and the history of U.S. health care spending. He discusses the impact of increased health care spending on public education, among other national priorities, and compares the cost-effectiveness of the U.S. health care system with other nations. Presented as part of the Alumni Studies course "Health Care Reform Revisited," Summer 2011.

    • 1 hr 22 min

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