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    A Conversation on the State of the Economy

    Joseph Stiglitz, author of The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future, and Paul Krugman, author of End This Depression Now!, talked about the problems…

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    How Flat Is the World: A Discussion on Globalization

    Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Friedman discussed the pros and cons of economic globalization. Joseph Stiglitz’s latest book is Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development,…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 1

    Following opening remarks by Tina Brown and Shane Robison at the Daily Beast’s summit on economic, environmental, and political issues, panelists talked about the economy and ways to…

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    After Words with Joseph Stiglitz

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talked about the 2008 economic collapse in the U.S. and its affect on the global economy. Prof. Stiglitz argued that we need to…

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    Costs of HIV/AIDS Medicines

    Witnesses testified on the cost of HIV/AIDS medications and monopolies created in the HIV/AIDS drugs market. The focus was particularly on Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) bill…

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    Book Discussion on Meltdown

    Contributors to Meltdown: How Greed and Corruption Shattered Our Financial System and How We Can Recover, published by The Nation, participated in a forum on the downturn in the financial…

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    Executive Compensation

    Witnesses testified about compensation practices at financial and non-financial firms. Among the topics addressed were recent bonuses awarded to financial executives at firms that had…

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    Troubled Asset Relief Program and Financial Stability, Economists Panel

    Economists testified on the successes and failures of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
    This was the final hearing of TARP panel, which is scheduled to dissolve on April 3, 2011.

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    Cost of the Iraq War

    Linda Bilmes spoke about the costs of the war in Iraq, which she projected to reach $5 trillion. Those projections exceed the original figures in her book The Three Trillion Dollar…

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    Daily Beast Innovators Summit, Day 2, Part 3

    The Daily Beast held a summit on economic, environmental, and political issues. Participants in this portion talked about the economy, business innovation, and the use of online…

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    Book Discussion on Globalization and Its Discontents

    Mr. Stiglitz, author of Globalization and Its Discontents, published by W.W. Norton and Company, discussed opposing views on globalization. He defines globalization as the closer…

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    Financial Markets Oversight and Regulation

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the possible restructuring of the financial markets, including financial institution oversight and regulation, systemic risk and…

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    Books on the End of Poverty

    A panel of economists and economic historians discussed historical and modern day efforts to reduce poverty. The discussion was based on books written by Professors Gareth Stedman…

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    Stock Market Drop

    Following opening remarks from Gary Gensler and Mary Schapiro, financial industry executives talked about what can be done to prevent another stock market freefall such as the May 6th,…

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    Regulation of the Financial Industry

    The congressionally mandated Troubled Assets Relief Program Oversight Panel heard from experts on the regulation of the financial industry in preparation for a report on the use of…

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    Book Discussion on Making Globalization Work

    Economist Joseph Stiglitz talked about his book Making Globalization Work, published by W.W. Norton. He discussed the pros and cons of globalization, examining such issues as trade,…

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    Stock Market Drop, Subcommittee Report

    Financial industry regulators talked about efforts to prevent another stock market free fall such as the May 6th, 2010, midday drop. The market dropped more than 1000 points in less…

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    Democratic Economic Stimulus Plan

    Appearing by remote access from New York City, Joseph Stiglitz talked about economic stimulus ideas and related economic recovery plans discussed Monday by House Democratic leaders in…

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    Book Discussion on The Three Trillion Dollar War

    Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes talked about the cost of the Iraq War and the economic impact of the war on the U.S. economy and the world. They discussed hidden costs of the war…

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    House Democratic Economic Agenda

    Democratic House leaders spoke to the press after their meeting with economic experts to discuss the current economic conditions and efforts to develop a recovery plan that focuses on…

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