Episode for April 19, 2022
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Emily Wales is the Chief Operations Officer and Counsel at Planned Parenthood Great Plains
Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) has been a leading provider of sexual and reproductive health care for nearly 85 years, serving women, men, and families in communities across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Each year, PPGP provides quality health care delivered with compassion and integrity to more than 30,000 people in 10 health centers. PPGP believes that every person deserves to have access to the resources, information, and equitable access they need to make decisions about their health and lives.
Matthew E. Kahn is a Provost Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California. Get his new book which we talk about Going Remote: How the Flexible Work Economy Can Improve Our Lives and Our Cities
He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research fellow at IZA. He has taught at Columbia, the Fletcher School at Tufts University, UCLA , and Johns Hopkins University. He has served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard, Stanford and the National University of Singapore. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and the London School of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. He has published ten books. He is the author of Green Cities: Urban Growth and the Environment (Brookings Institution Press 2006) and the co-author (joint with Dora L. Costa) of Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War (Princeton University Press 2009). He is also the author of Climatopolis (Basic Books 2010) and Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China (joint with Siqi Zheng published by Princeton Press in 2016). He has also published three other Amazon Kindle books on urban economics and microeconomics. In March 2021, Yale University Press published his book titled Adapting to Climate Change. In January 2021, Johns Hopkins Press published his book Unlocking the Potential of Post Industrial Cities (joint with Mac McComas). In April 2022, the University of California Press will publish his book: Going Remote. His research focuses on urban and environmental economics. He is married to Dora L. Costa.