Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics, is University Professor at Columbia University.  The paperback version of his latest book, Freefall: Free Markets and the Sinking of the Global Economy,with a new afterword, was published in October.

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May 12 2013 7:00 AMIntellectual Property Rights Gone WildThe case of Myriad Genetics shows the consequences of letting profit trump all other values
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Feb. 10 2013 7:45 AMG-20? How About G-0?We live in a leaderless, multipolar world. Can we adapt?
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Nov. 4 2012 7:30 AMIt’s Obama’s WorldPeople outside the U.S. would vote for Obama if they could. There’s a reason for that.
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Aug. 12 2012 5:00 AMResource Rich, Cash PoorWhy new discoveries of natural resources probably won’t help Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, or Mozambique.
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May 13 2012 6:30 AMEurope’s Man-Made DisasterThe consequences of the rush to austerity will be long-lasting and possibly severe.
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March 9 2012 3:18 PMThe Burmese SpringReal reform is taking place in Burma. It’s time we support it
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Nov. 4 2011 3:35 PMThe Global 99 PercentThe Occupy Wall Street protesters are part of a worldwide movement against inequality.
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Sept. 1 2011 4:51 PMThe True Cost of 9/11Trillions and trillions wasted on wars, a fiscal catastrophe, a weaker America.
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July 6 2011 3:38 PMThe Great Recession, Part IIThe world could be headed for another economic disaster if we continue to listen to free-market ideologues.
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May 5 2011 1:04 PMListen to the IMF, AmericaEven the International Monetary Fund now admits that total deregulation of financial markets was a mistake. The U.S. should take heed.
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March 7 2011 3:58 PMThe Greatest Country on EarthWhat the United States can learn from the tiny island nation of Mauritius.
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Jan. 3 2011 2:31 PMNew Year's Recovery ResolutionsIn 2011, America should resolve to ignore politicians calling for austerity.
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Dec. 6 2010 4:54 PMThis Budget Would Never PassA five-part plan to cut the deficit, narrow inequality, and strengthen the economy—and why special interests would block it.
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March 10 2013 7:30 AMAusterity: Still Not WorkingEurope needs fiscal federalism and a banking union to promote growth and recovery.
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Dec. 9 2012 7:00 AMThe Election Is Over. Now What?America needs a jobs bill, a better energy policy, and a revamped financial system. Will we get any of those?
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Oct. 7 2012 7:45 AMWill QE3 Cause Serious Inflation? Not With Economic Prospects So Dismal.And other reasons to be pessimistic about the recovery.
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June 10 2012 6:30 AMWhat Land of Opportunity?The American Dream can be restored, but it will take some work.
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April 4 2012 3:54 PMSorry, Jim Yong KimThe Dartmouth president might be a fine World Bank president, but it’s silly that the United States gets to choose.
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Dec. 9 2011 11:56 AMWhy the Euro Is in PerilEurope’s leaders are complaining about what went wrong instead of thinking about what they can do right.
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Oct. 3 2011 5:52 PMSpend, Spend, SpendThere is only one way out of the global recession, and government must lead the way.
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Aug. 6 2011 6:50 AMDumb Ideas From Both Sides of the AtlanticEuropean banks and American politicians are both making serious economic mistakes.
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June 3 2011 11:14 AMHow To Choose the IMF's Next LeaderIt's time to abandon the corrupt practices and secretive agreements that have steered the organization so wrong.
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April 6 2011 1:06 PMYet Another Black SwanWill we learn nothing from the Wall Street crash or Japan's nuclear disaster about how to avoid future catastrophic risks?
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Feb. 4 2011 4:12 PMLiberty, Equality, ProsperityIn Tunisia, learning how a more open society can lead to a more robust economy.
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Dec. 11 2010 7:36 AMCrash CourseJoseph Stiglitz on Gordon Brown
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Nov. 7 2010 8:24 AMOne Law for the Rich, One Law for the PoorThe new foreclosure crisis reveals the shocking unfairness in how the law treats struggling homeowners.