Economist Jeffrey Sach was interviewed in The Nation on his latest book A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism, published with Columbia UP, which focuses on American international relations.
Economist Xavier Sala i Martín was interviewed in Spanish-language publication La Tercera on the irrationalities surrounding the US trade war and its impact on global markets and world economic activity.
Joseph Stiglitz is coming to Australia next week. The renowned economist and Columbia University professor has been awarded the 2018 Sydney peace prize for leading one of the defining public policy discussions of our age – the crisis caused by economic inequality. Stiglitz is credited with pioneering the concept of the “1 per cent”, the idea that the upper 1% of Americans have accumulated so much political power and wealth in recent decades…
“She was at the heart of the design of the flawed Greek program, which not only imposed austerity, but most importantly resisted restructuring the debt in order to save the German and French banks,” said Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate economist at Columbia University in New York. “The rhetoric that she used suggested that the crisis was caused by irresponsible behavior by Greece, rather than irresponsibility on the part of the lender.”