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Paris is Burning

Bernard Salanié discusses the protests in Paris.

Fact Checking Trump: No, ‘Tariff Man,’ China Doesn’t Foot the Bill – Americans Do

Columbia University professor David Weinstein, an expert in international trade, said there's some evidence that Chinese corporations may be reducing prices to absorb a fraction of the tariffs to stay more competitive in American markets, but he said consumers are paying most of it.

GDP is not a Good Measure of Wellbeing – It’s too Materialistic

Just under 10 years ago, the international Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress issued its report, Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up. The title summed it up: GDP is not a good measure of wellbeing. … Joseph E Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate in

Jeffrey Sachs Interviewed in The Nation About His Recently Published Book

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.

Xavier Sala i Martín Interviewed in La Tercera on the US Trade War

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: ‘America Should Be A Warning to Other Countries’

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

2 Views of Angela Merkel’s Legacy: Stoic Leadership, and Economic Malpractice

“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

The Fantasy of Fiscal Stimulus

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

Joseph Stiglitz Wrote an Article for the Guardian on the Decade Since the 2008 Economic Crisis

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 .

Trump’s Failure to Fight Climate Change is a Crime Against Humanity

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
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Mail Code 3308

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New York, NY 10027

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Fax: (212) 854-0749
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