Joseph E. Stiglitz
Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz : The New Generation Gap

NEW YORK – Something interesting has emerged in voting patterns on both sides of the Atlantic: Young people are voting in ways that are markedly different from their elders. A great divide appears to have opened More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz, Hamid Rashid: Closing Developing Countries’ Capital Drain

Developing countries are bracing for a major slowdown this year. According to the UN report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, their growth will average only 3.8% this year – the lowest rate since More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz, Hamid Rashid: What’s Holding Back the World Economy?

Seven years after the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, the world economy continued to stumble in 2015. According to the United Nations’ report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, the average More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: China’s Bumpy New Normal

SHANGHAI – China’s shift from export-driven growth to a model based on domestic services and household consumption has been much bumpier than some anticipated, with stock-market gyrations and exchange-rate More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: The New Geo-Economics

Last year was a memorable one for the global economy. Not only was overall performance disappointing, but profound changes – both for better and for worse – occurred in the global economic system. Most More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: When Inequality Kills

This week, Angus Deaton will receive the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.” Deservedly so. Indeed, soon after the award was announced in October, More...

Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz, Martin Guzman: A Step Forward for Sovereign Debt

Every advanced country has a bankruptcy law, but there is no equivalent framework for sovereign borrowers. That legal vacuum matters, because, as we now see in Greece and Puerto Rico, it can suck the More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz, Adam Hersh: The Trans-Pacific Free-Trade Charade

NEW YORK – As negotiators and ministers from the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries meet in Atlanta in an effort to finalize the details of the sweeping new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),  More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: Fed Up with the Fed

At the end of every August, central bankers and financiers from around the world meet in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for the US Federal Reserve’s economic symposium. This year, the participants were greeted More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: America in the Way

NEW YORK – The Third International Conference on Financing for Development recently convened in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. The conference came at a time when developing countries and emerging markets More...

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