SR&R – Dec. 17

Science, Reason & Religion. The Nexus of Politics, Economics and Morality. Sun., Dec. 17, 12:30-2 p.m., Sanctuary. Contact Don Yacoe. Speaker: Steven Pearlstein. This talk will explore the basic economic concepts and issues facing U.S. and global economies by examining the way markets work, why they sometimes fail and the role of government policy. It also will examine market structure, social institutions and the not‐always-rational behavior of investors and consumers. Demystifying economic ideas and policy choices and translating them into plain English can help individuals understand the moral and ethical dimensions of the ideas and choices. Speaker’s background: Steven Pearlstein, a Pulitzer-prize winning business and economics columnist for the Washington Post […]