Tag Archives: Amartya Sen

The Harsh Realism of Adam Smith

Adam Smith was no blind worshipper of the market economy. He pointed to many of the deformations of human behavior that we still deplore today.

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The Need to Challenge Conventional Economic Wisdom: Part III

What is the best measure of economic success — the growth of GDP or well-being and happiness?

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Bad Ideas For Ending Global Poverty (Part II)

Why are special economic zones and technology parks ineffective in combatting poverty?

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Does Globalization Equal Westernization?

Can globalization’s fruits — and even its origins — be claimed by East and West alike?

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