Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series
Economics and the Cultivation of Virtue
In his 2017 Robbins Lectures, Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs will argue for a new Moral Economics built firmly on the foundations of the new moral sciences. The goal of moral economics is to promote wellbeing. A core principle is the cultivation of individual and group virtue to help guide the behavior of both individuals and groups in the global society
Lecture 1: Economics and the New Moral Sciences
Lecture 3: Cultivating the Virtues of Globalization
About the speaker: Jeffrey D Sachs (@JeffDSachs) is Professor of Economics at Columbia University, a leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author and syndicated columnist.
These event is free and open to all. Lecture 1 on Monday 13 February requires a ticket for entry. Details below. Lectures 2 and 3 are open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis
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