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Joseph E. Stiglitz
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Kaushik Basu: Stiglitz’s Sticky Prices

  For a long time, the assumption underlying much of mainstream economics was that the invisible hand worked its magic seamlessly. Prices moved smoothly up as demand outpaced supply and rushed back down 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 Robert Shiller On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: The Mirage of the Financial Singularity

In their new book The Incredible Shrinking Alpha, Larry E. Swedroe and Andrew L. Berkin describe an investment environment populated by increasingly sophisticated analysts who rely on big data, powerful computers, More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Austerity Is Not Greece’s Problem

When looking out a window, it is easy to be fooled by your own reflection and see more of yourself than the outside world. This seems to be the case when US observers, influenced by their own country’s More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Nobel laureate in economics, Joseph Stiglitz: Obama Versus Obamacare

   The US Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature 2010 health-care reform, has succeeded in extending insurance coverage to millions of Americans who would not More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz: A Greek Morality Tale

When the euro crisis began a half-decade ago, Keynesian economists predicted that the austerity that was being imposed on Greece and the other crisis countries would fail. It would stifle growth and increase More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Lapse of Reason

At long last, the United States is showing signs of recovery from the crisis that erupted at the end of President George W. Bush’s administration, when the near-implosion of its financial system sent shock More...

Joseph E. Stiglitz
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz Excluded From SEC Panel

Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize winning economist and vocal critic of the effect of high frequency trading, will not be included on a Securities and Exchange Commission Panel on high frequency trading  (HFT) More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz: Inequality and the American Child

– Children, it has long been recognized, are a special group. They do not choose their parents, let alone the broader conditions into which they are born. They do not have the same abilities as adults More...

Joseph E. Stiglitz
Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Nobel Laureate In Economics Professor Joseph Stiglitz: Ebola and Inequality

– The Ebola crisis reminds us, once again, of the downside of globalization. Not only good things – like principles of social justice and gender equality – cross borders more easily than ever before; More...

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