Loading...

Quantifying third world development: Susan Randolph at TEDxUConn 2013

1,871 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Oct 20, 2013

New lenses are being established to evaluate global development progress and policy. Professor Susan Randolph focuses on one of these new lenses in particular: the SERF Index, which examines the extent to which countries ensure that their citizens enjoy the full range of basic capabilities as enumerated in the International Covenant for Economic and Social Rights. Are economic and social rights an obstacle to economic growth, or do they go hand in hand? Randolph is an Associate Professor in the Economics and Agricultural and Resource Economics Departments at the University of Connecticut, and is also the Co-Director of the Economic and Social Rights Initiative.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

Loading...

Advertisement
to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...