In this episode of our podcast series Inside Impact Investing, Chief Economist Hans Stegeman discusses the concept of limitarianism with philosopher and economist Ingrid Robeyns. They explore why extreme wealth is problematic and what could be done to put a limit to it.

Ingrid and Hans touch upon the following topics:

  • the immorality of extreme wealth
  • the necessity of putting a limit to wealth
  • the role and responsibility of the financial sector in this

Ingrid Robeynsis professor of 'Ethics of Institutions' at Utrecht University. She is a philosopher and economist and obtained her PhD from Amartya Sen at the University of Cambridge. Her main research areas are political ethics and economic ethics, and in particular justice issues. Ingrid is the author of “Limitarianism. The Case Against Extreme Wealth”.

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