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Intangible cultural heritage and preventing and solving disputes

This chapter reflects on how living heritage can help to prevent and resolve disputes. By way of diverse examples, learners see how communities have created over centuries highly elaborated systems…

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Poverty, inequality, and the COVID-19 pandemic

Today we will discuss the effects of what economists call "exogenous shocks," or shocks external to our systems of economy and society on the lives of poor people. We will examine the ways…

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Understanding Poverty and Inequality - Trailer

This course will present an overview of the definitions, scale, and scope of different forms of poverty and inequality across the world. It will examine links between poverty, inequality, and…

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Macroeconomic Context of Diminishing Returns to Labor: Social Democratic Model

How is it that some societies have been able to keep inequality low despite the pressures of these technological changes which tend to widen inequality? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Eliminating Inequalities

In this chapter, Stefan Uhlenbrook provides an overview between SDG6, the water and sanitation goal with all the other goals of the of the 2030 Agenda, the other SDGs, and also reviews a couple of…

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Wealth and Inequality in Urban Areas

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? We need transformations that can lift residents out of poverty while creating economic, environmental and…

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Class and Intergenerational Privileges

This chapter discusses the way that wealth and inequality is perpetuated across generations and how class inequalities are reproduced across generations. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Fairness, Understanding Factors of Inequality

This chapter explores inequality based on geographic factors, looking at the history of colonialism and slavery, discrimination, and indigenous populations. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Crises of Poverty and Inequality

In this chapter, Professor Sachs talks about current challenges of poverty and inequality that he believes will give rise to a new kind of globalization in the 21st century, and gives estimates on…

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Growth and Inequality

This chapter focuses on growth and inequality, and more specifically, the Kuznets Curve, in order to show the relationship between income per capita and inequality. Kuznets suggested that the…

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The Quest for Sustainable Development

In this chapter, Professor Sachs talks about needing new forms of governance and global cooperation. In a world of environmental threats and widening inequalities, sustainable development that sees…

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US-led Globalization

In this chapter, Professor Sachs talks about USA-led globalization in the areas of governance, trade and decolonization. When World War II ended, the American economy had remarkable industrial…

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The Challenge of Global Poverty

In this chapter, Professor Jeffrey Sachs tackles SDG1, ending extreme poverty, looking at the resources available and how a lack of distribution leads towards vast inequalities. This video is…

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