Princeton UP Ideas Podcast | 27 May 2021 | 0h 28m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Joanne Meyerowitz about her book A War on Global Poverty: The Lost Promise of Redistribution and the Rise of Microcredit. Discusses the evolution of antipoverty programmes, from the decline of modernization programmes, to the rise of microcredit, and focus on women as the deserving poor.
How To Academy | 7 October 2019 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Melinda Gates discussing ideas from her book The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World. Shares stories and lessons learned from her work finding solutions for people with the most urgent needs. Compelling on the importance of empowering women.
The Neoliberal Podcast | 13 September 2019 | 1h 18m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with William Easterly on the ineffectiveness of foreign aid. Discusses why foreign aid has often failed to deliver on promises, how poor countries really develop, and the links between political liberalism and economic growth. Draws on ideas from his books The Elusive Quest for Growth, The Tyranny of Experts, and The White Man’s Burden.
The Ezra Klein Show | 15 October 2018 | 1h 00m | Listen Later | iTunes
Discussion with Bill Gates about his foundation’s 2018 annual report which suggests that progress in the fight against poverty and disease may be about to stall. Discusses the geographic and political forces that have held African development back, whether economic growth brings political freedom, the risks posed by artificial intelligence, and how we should weigh future human lives and current animal suffering.