A Talk by Dr Augusto Lopez-Claros on the Extremes of Wealth and Poverty

A Talk by Dr Augusto Lopez-Claros on the Extremes of Wealth and Poverty

While international economist Dr Augusto Lopez-Claros was in New Zealand in December 2018, he gave an excellent talk on the extremes of wealth and poverty. Dr Lopez-Claros covers a number of the specific solutions that were proposed by `Abdu'l-Bahá as he was traveling through the West.

To watch the talk click here

"The most important role that economics must play in development lies in equipping people and institutions with the means [for] laying the foundations [of] a new social order that can cultivate the limitless potentialities latent in human consciousness" - Bahá'í and World Bank economist Augusto Lopez-Claros, interviewed on Radio New Zealand (RNZ): 

To listen to the RNZ interview, entitled “Wellbeing is a better measure than GDP” click here (Note that the interview contains no direct references to the Bahá'í Faith)

Dr Lopez-Claros at the Baha’i Centre, Glen Innes, Auckland after his well-attended talk on eliminating extremes of wealth and poverty. He is flanked by Mrs Sonbol Taefi on his right, and the National Secretary, Mrs Suzanne Mahon, on his left, with Auckland University of Technology’s Professor Edwina Pio.

Dr Lopez-Claros at the Baha’i Centre, Glen Innes, Auckland after his well-attended talk on eliminating extremes of wealth and poverty. He is flanked by Mrs Sonbol Taefi on his right, and the National Secretary, Mrs Suzanne Mahon, on his left, with Auckland University of Technology’s Professor Edwina Pio.

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