Posts Tagged ‘robert solow’

Robert Solow: Rich & Ethical Society

Posted by admin on Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Robert Solow Money Quotation saying we justify far too high levels of childhood poverty due to high cost to fix it. Robert Solow said:

For many years Americans have allowed child poverty levels to remain astonishingly high … far higher than one would think a rich and ethical society would tolerate. The justification, when one is offered at all, has often been that action is expensive: ‘We have more will than wallet.’
— Robert Solow

Robert Solow: Inaction Has it’s Costs

Posted by admin on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Robert Solow Money Quotation saying the costs of taking no action could be greater than attempting to solve poverty for kids. Robert Solow said:

I suspect that in fact our wallets exceed our will, but in any event this concern for the drain on our resources completely misses the other side of the equation: Inaction has its costs too
— Robert Solow

Robert Solow: Curing Children’s Poverty

Posted by admin on Monday, February 15, 2016

Robert Solow Money Quotation saying solving childhood poverty is a measure of caring for kids, even if expensive, it’s worth the cost. Robert Solow said:

As an economist I believe that good things are worth paying for; and that even if curing children’s poverty were expensive, it would be hard to think of a better use in the world for money. If society cares about children, it should be willing to spend money on them
— Robert Solow

Money Quotes Daily

Money Quotes Daily