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Is Economic Growth a Moral Imperative?

Event Recap

November 5, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society
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According to Tyler Cowen, the answer to the question he poses is, “Yes, economic growth is a moral imperative." Join us as he explains why.
 
Economist and author Tyler Cowen is a professor at George Mason University and Director of its Mercatus Center. His book “The Great Stagnation: How America Ate the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick and Will (Eventually) Feel Better” was a New York Times best- seller. Host of the podcast Conversations with Tyler, Cowen was recently named in an Economist poll as one of the most influential economists of the last decade.
 
This talk is part of the McCoy Center's Arrow Lecture Series on Ethics and Leadership.
Location: 
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Koret-Taube Conference Center
Admission: 
Free and open to the public.
Contact Email: 
ethics.center@stanford.edu