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  • After Words with Joseph Stiglitz
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    After Words with Joseph Stiglitz

    Joseph Stiglitz talked about his book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them, about the rising inequality in the United States and what can be done about it. He…

  • A Conversation on the State of the Economy
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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 facing…

  • emThe Price of Inequalityem
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    The Price of Inequality

    Joseph Stiglitz argues that rising inequality in the U.S. is bad for our democracy and says that we need to become a more equitable society. Professor Stiglitz responded to questions from…

  • After Words with Joseph Stiglitz
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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 change the incentives…

  • Future of American Capitalism
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    Future of American Capitalism

    Joseph Stiglitz talked by remote video from New York City about his July Vanity Fair article, “Wall Street’s Toxic Message,” in which he argues that when the current economic crisis is…

  • Books on the End of Poverty
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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 Jones and…

  • Democratic Economic Stimulus Plan
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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 meetings…

  • House Democratic Economic Agenda
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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…

  • emThe Three Trillion Dollar Warem
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    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 including…

  • Tax Policy
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    Tax Policy

    Economists spoke about their opposition to the Bush administration’s tax cut proposals and offered alternate means of providing economic stimulus. Following their remarks they answered…

  • Annual Economic Report
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    Annual Economic Report

    Mr. Stiglitz highlighted the 51st annual presidential economic report. He outlined four challenges facing the U.S. economy despite its strong growth over the past four years: the aging…

  • 3rd Quarter Economic Figures Special Briefing
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    3rd Quarter Economic Figures Special Briefing

    White House economic advisers briefed reporters on several economic statistics which were released this week. They stressed several highlights, including a growing economy, growing incomes…

  • Economic Growth Agenda
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    Economic Growth Agenda

    Mr. Stiglitz spoke about the Clinton administration’s favored strategies for promoting economic growth, especially continuing to lower the budget deficit to increase private investment…

  • Household Income and Poverty Level
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    Household Income and Poverty Level

    Administration officials talked with reporters about the Census Bureau report on median household incomes and the poverty level for 1996. They said that median incomes rose for the first…

  • Economic Campaign Issues
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    Economic Campaign Issues

    Economic advisers from the Clinton and Dole campaigns and others discussed economic issues, especially the challenge of fostering higher economic growth rates without causing inflation.…

  • Midterm Economic Review
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    Midterm Economic Review

    White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta announced that the federal budget deficit should be $28.8 billion below the forecasted $146.6 billion when the fiscal year ends on September 30. He…

  • Budget Deficits
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    Budget Deficits

    Mr. Rudman and Mr. Stiglitz talked about the impact of budget deficits on economic growth and economic anxiety. They also took questions from the audience.

  • State of the US Economy
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    State of the U.S. Economy

    The current and former chairmen of the White House Council of Economic Advisers testified about the health of the U.S. economy. Committee members questioned reports that the economy is…

  • Economic Issues
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    Economic Issues

    Mr. Stiglitz spoke about the administration’s economic 1996 report. The report focuses on the federal government’s changing role in the U.S. economy. After his prepared remarks, he took…

  • Responsible Budgeting
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    Responsible Budgeting

    Mr. Stiglitz spoke about the role of economic forecasting in the budget process. He outlined how the Council of Economic Advisers predicts economic growth out several years in order to prepare…

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