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Joseph Stiglitz

2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics

The most cited economist in the world, Joseph Stiglitz served as Chief Economist of the World Bank and chaired President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors. Always controversial, he is sharply critical of current international economic policies, global enforcement institutions, and the Obama Administration’s financial industry rescue plan. He currently heads a UN Commission charged with reforming the global financial system.

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International Speaker Series (2010)

The Global Financial Crisis: Made in America?

Joseph Stiglitz

The most cited economist in the world, Joseph Stiglitz served as Chief Economist of the World Bank and chaired President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors. Always controversial, he is sharply critical of current international economic policies, Read More ››

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The Price of Inequality

Joseph Stiglitz

The Price of InequalityWhy is our economic system failing most Americans—and what price are we paying for it as a society? Drawing on a deep well of economic understanding and perspective, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explores these and other pressing questions to show that growing inequality is not inevitable. Read More ››



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