The Body Economic

Dr. Sanjay Basu, co-author of the book The Body Economic: Recessions, Budget Battles, and the Politics of Life and Death, talked about the… read more

Dr. Sanjay Basu, co-author of the book The Body Economic: Recessions, Budget Battles, and the Politics of Life and Death, talked about the health impacts of economic austerity measures in countries around the world following the 2008 recession and throughout history. He spoke about the correlation between government cuts in social and health spending and the rise in rates of things like heart disease, suicide, and HIV. This event was hosted by Book Passage in San Francisco. close

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The Body Economic

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Program ID:
314966-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2013 | 8:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2013 | 6:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 15, 2013 | 8:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2013 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 28, 2013 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 6:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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