The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth
Wednesday, February 8, 2006; 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Economic growth gives benefits far beyond the material: it brings "greater opportunity, tolerance of diversity, social mobility, commitment to fairness and dedication to democracy." That's the hypothesis advanced by Harvard University professor Benjamin Friedman in his new book The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth. Is he right? Join us in a discussion featuring:
Harvard University, William Joseph Maier Professor of Economics
The Washington Post, Editorial Writer and Columnist
George Mason University, Institute of Humane Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
Moderated by Rev. Andrew Small, OMI
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
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