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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Joseph Stiglitz

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Recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 and the John Bates Clark Medal in 1979, is University Professor at Columbia University, Co-Chair of the High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress at the OECD, and Chief Economist of the Roosevelt Institute. A former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and chair of the US president’s Council of Economic Advisers under Bill Clinton, in 2000 he founded the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, a think tank on international development based at Columbia University. His most recent book is Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy.
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Opinion | Globalization and its new Discontents

If globalization increases overall well-being, why have so many people become so hostile?Fifteen years ago, in Globalization and its Discontents, I described growing opposition in the developing world to globalizing reforms.Now, globalization’s opponents in...
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