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Historic But Inadequate: Joseph Stiglitz on G7 Deal to Back a 15% Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

Democracy Now! Published on Jun 7, 2021 Finance ministers from seven of the world’s wealthiest nations have backed a plan to set a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15% on multinational companies. The agreement, which was reached … Continue reading

The End of Trickle-Down Economics? Joe Stiglitz on the “Transformational” $ 1.9T American Rescue Plan

Democracy Now! – Mar 16, 2021 President Biden has signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which Democrats are hailing as the largest anti-poverty bill in a generation. It includes stimulus checks to most adults, expanded unemployment benefits and an … Continue reading

Share the Vaccines, Erase the Debt: Joseph Stiglitz on How the U.S. Can Help Developing Countries

Democracy Now! Published on Mar 12, 2021 Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says wealthy countries have a responsibility to help the developing world in overcoming the pandemic. He says the response must include vaccine equity as well as economic aid, … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz on the Pandemic Economy & Why He Backs Sanders’ Filibuster for $2000 Stimulus Checks

Democracy Now! Dec 29, 2020 The House of Representatives has voted to approve a measure that would increase stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000, sending the bill to the Senate, where its fate is uncertain. Independent Senator Bernie Sanders has … Continue reading

Prof Joseph Stiglitz & Prof Ian Goldin in conversation: “Policies for the post-Covid world”

Prof Joseph Stiglitz & Prof Ian Goldin in conversation: “Policies for the post-Covid world”

Oxford Martin School Scheduled for Jul 15, 2020 In response to the devastation caused by Covid-19, governments & businesses around the world need to adopt new policies which prioritise people and our planet. Join Professor Joseph Stiglitz, the renowned Nobel … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz – An Agenda for Reforming Economic Theory

New Economic Thinking Apr 23, 2010 The Inaugural Conference @ King’s, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Session 3. Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University and winner of Nobel Prize in Economics in 2001, gives a compelling presentation at … Continue reading

Inequality and Climate Change: Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern in Conversation

The Graduate Center, CUNY Apr 29, 2015 On Earth Day 2015, Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern, two of the world’s leading experts on economics and the environment, joined in conversation about the intersection of climate change and inequality. Presented on … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz: Trump’s “Trickle-Down” Economic Plans Are Not Enough to Meet Coronavirus Challenge

Democracy Now! Mar 19, 2020 The coronavirus relief package signed by President Trump Wednesday provides unemployment benefits and free coronavirus testing to millions of Americans suddenly out of a job, but guarantees paid sick leave to less than 20% of … Continue reading

Joseph Stiglitz: We let the 2008 crisis “go to waste.” Let’s not make the same mistake

Democracy Now! Mar 19, 2020 During the 2008 financial crisis, Rahm Emanuel, President Obama’s chief of staff, famously said you should never let a crisis go to waste. But Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says that’s precisely what lawmakers did, … Continue reading