On this episode of Acton Line, producer Caroline Roberts speaks with Sarah Estelle, professor of economics at Hope College. Estelle breaks down some common misconceptions about economics and shares what our love for those around us has to do with economics. Register for the upcoming lunch and lecture event at the Acton Institute on February 14, to hear Estelle share more about integrating sound economics with a Christian perspective. After that, Acton’s Poverty Initiatives Manager, Andrew Vanderput, speaks with Scott Sabin, the executive director at Plant with Purpose. Plant with Purpose is a non-profit organization dedicated to solving both environmental degradation and rural poverty, and Sabin explains how sustainable approaches to tackling deforestation and also tackling poverty go hand in hand.
Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:
Register here for the upcoming lecture series event: Economics and loving
Apply here for Acton University
Learn more about Plant with Purpose
Read “Crushing the poor: agricultural tariffs and subsidies” by Andrew Vanderput
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