By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development - for both rich and poor - in the 21st century. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire population. Releasing the idea of individual freedom from association with any particular historical, intellectual, political, or religious tradition, Sen clearly demonstrates its current applicability and possibilities.
"Absolutely indispensable yet tough to digest"
"Women’s Progress Helps End China’s One-Child Policy" is from the November 03, 2015 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Amartya Sen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.