22 January 2014, www.lse.ac.uk/Audio/publicLecturesAndEvents
Speaker(s): Professor Amartya Sen
Recorded on 22 January 2014 in Old Theatre, Old Building.
Drawing on his ground-breaking work on poverty and development, Professor Sen will examine some of the biggest economic, moral and philosophical issues facing anti-poverty campaigners today.
Amartya Sen is Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and professor of economics and philosophy, at Harvard University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998 for his contributions to the study of fundamental problems in welfare economics. His most recent book is An Uncertain Glory: India and Its Contradictions, co-authored with Jean Dreze. Professor Sen in an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Previously on DeansTalk:
1. Amartya Sen's 1986 Royer Lectures, worth (re)reading for anyone who wants to close the distance between the ethics & economics - www.deanstalk.net/deanstalk/2013/08/amartya-sens-1986-royer-lectures-worth-rereading-for-anyone-who-wants-to-close-the-distance-between-.html
3. Professor Amartya Sen, 64 minutes interview on the Quality of Life
Long-term trends in Quality of Life Mid-term conference of the ISA Research Committee 55 on Social Indicators The Hague, The Netherlands Thursday 12th and Friday 13th of September, 2013
24 Jan 2013 This is the first part of an interview that Ingrid Robeyns conducted with Amartya Sen in May 2010 at Trinity College, Cambridge. It engages with Sen's views on key socio-economic notions such as the quality of life, well-being, GDP, and the issues related to measuring them. A 23-minutes compilation of this material was screened at a conference on the Quality of Life in The Hague, on June 8, 2010, and is to be found elsewhere on YouTube.