America’s economy has fully recovered from the Great Recession and is now in a boom phase. But the prevailing explanation of that recovery is not satisfactory, and neither is the understanding of the boom, writes Edmund Phelps, the 2006 Nobel laureate in economics and director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University.
Economist Joseph Stiglitz wrote a piece for The Guardian arguing that weak economic recovery in the ten years since the 2008 recession was the result of flawed policies, not secular stagnation .
President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, and others who oppose action to address human-induced climate change should be held accountable for climate crimes against humanity. They are the authors and agents of systematic policies that deny basic human rights to their own citizens and people around the world, including the rights to life, health, and property. These politicians have blood on their hands, and the death toll continues to rise. … Jeffrey Sachs is a professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University.
Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate economist at Columbia University, discusses efforts by the Democratic Party to reach prospective voters and increase turnout for the 2018 mid-term elections. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Tom Keene on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.”
Joe Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor at Columbia University, discusses the deficit, trade wars, and how America must be lead towards the new, service economy.
Amid the chaotic, whim-based foreign policy of the Trump administration, a growing number of writers and thinkers are asking what the left-wing, anti-Trump foreign policy is, exactly. When Trumpism burns itself out, what will the world look like? Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs has presented one vision in his new book, A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism.