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Joseph E. Stiglitz
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Apr 23,2019
NEW YORK — Kirstjen Nielsen’s forced resignation as the US secretary of homeland security is no reason to celebrate. Yes, she presided over the forced separation of families at the US border, notoriously housing young children in wire cages.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Mar 19,2019
NEW YORK — The world’s advanced economies are suffering from a number of deep-seated problems.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Mar 03,2019
NEW YORK — In the last few years, globalisation has come under renewed attack.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Jan 10,2019
NEW YORK — It is old news that large segments of society have become deeply unhappy with what they see as “the establishment”, especially the political class.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Dec 08,2018
INCHEON — Just under 10 years ago, the International Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress issued its report, “Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up”. The title summed it up: GDP is not a good measure of well-being.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Sep 06,2018
NEW YORK — As Larry Summers rightly points out, the term “secular stagnation” became popular as World War II was drawing to a close. Alvin Hansen, and many others, worried that, without the stimulation provided by the war, the economy would return to recession or depression.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Aug 04,2018
NEW YORK — What was at first a trade skirmish — with US President Donald Trump imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum, appears to be quickly morphing into a full-scale trade war with China.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Jun 15,2018
NEW YORK — The euro may be approaching another crisis. Italy, the eurozone’s third largest economy, has chosen what can at best be described as a Euroskeptic government. This should surprise no one.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Apr 14,2018
NEW YORK — The trade skirmish between the United States and China on steel, aluminum, and other goods is a product of US President Donald Trump’s scorn for multilateral trade arrangements and the World Trade Organisation, an institution that was created to adjudicate trade disput
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Mar 17,2018
NEW YORK — In 1967, riots erupted in cities throughout the United States, from Newark, New Jersey, to Detroit and Minneapolis in the Midwest, all two years after the Watts neighbourhood of Los Angeles exploded in violence. In response, President Lyndon B.

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