Speaker: Tony Atkinson, University of Oxford
Commentator: Amartya Sen, Harvard University
Date/location: Sept. 5, 2011 HDCA conf, the Hague, the Netherlands
Local Organiser: 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology
"Public Economics after The Idea of Justice”
Economics is undergoing re-appraisal and we need to re-consider what we teach. In this lecture, I examine how public economics should be re-shaped in the light of Amartya Sen's book The Idea of Justice and Professor Sen’s writing over seven decades.