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By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Oct 18,2014
Two new studies show, once again, the magnitude of the inequality problem plaguing the United States. The first, the US Census Bureau’s annual income and poverty report, shows that, despite the economy’s supposed recovery from the Great Recession, ordinary Americans&
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Oct 07,2014
The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty’s recent book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” attests to growing concern about rising inequality. His book lends further weight to the already overwhelming body of evid
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Sep 29,2014
“If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is easier to keep the theory and change the facts — or so German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other pro-austerity European leaders appear to believe. Though fact
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - May 13,2014
Last month, a remarkable gathering occurred in Medellín, Colombia.



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