Hear This Idea
Hear This Idea
Apr 3, 2023
#61 – Rory Stewart on GiveDirectly and Massively Scaling Cash Transfers
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Rory Stewart is the President of GiveDirectly and a visiting fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Before that, Rory was (amongst other things) a Member of Parliament in the UK, a Professor in Human Rights at Harvard, and a diplomat. He is also the author of several books and co-hosts the podcast The Rest Is Politics.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • The moral case for radically scaling cash-transfers
  • What we can do to raise governments’ ambitions to end global poverty
  • What Rory learned about aid since being Secretary of State for International Development

Further reading is available on our website: hearthisidea.com/episodes/stewart

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