Muhammad Yunus on The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, & Zero Net Carbon Emissions| 56mins
Director: Institute for International Economic Policy | Producer: Institute for International Economic Policy
Focus Years: 2022 | Country: United Kingdom
IIEP was pleased to host a conversation with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus, the founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh who created a model for combating poverty through microlending. He is the author of three books, including Banker to the Poor and A World of Three Zeroes: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Carbon Emissions. This event was be moderated by Prof. James Foster, Oliver T. Carr Jr Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics at the George Washington University. Prof. Foster is known for developing the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) along with Dr. Sabina Alkire. Elliott School Dean Alyssa Ayres provided welcome remarks. Christopher J. Fussner, Founder of the Grameen Bank & Trust NGO Student Internship Program, provided closing remarks.