The Role of Government in Reducing Poverty

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Video Economics has an interview with Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Director, Center for Employment Policy, Hundson Institute on the role of government in social policy and the rising inequality.


- De Long also has a couple of video’s on his class blog.

- Bloomberg Podcast; interview Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners LP, about gold prices, currency valuations and the outlook for the U.S. economy, interest rates and the housing industry. Gold rose to $700 an ounce in New York for the first time since October 1980, as tensions increased over Iran's nuclear-research program

- The Trouble with Oil;the first in a two part series looks at the Oil Crisis of 1973, when OPEC's demand for a better return for its valuable resource combined with the Arab Oil Embargo to quadruple the price

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For me the government has the greatest role when it comes to eliminating poverty. The hope is under their hands. - Kris Krohn


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