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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…