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Amartya Sen on Development

Clip: Season 23 Episode 5 | 29s

Amartya Sen is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work in welfare economics. Sen talks about how we can all work to make each others' lives better, and focuses specifically on the organization FXB International, which empowers children affected by AIDS in impoverished communities by strengthening families and communities.

Aired: 07/12/10

Rating: NR

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