Joseph E Stiglitz

Nobel laureate in economics, and Professor at Columbia University. His most recent book, co-authored with Bruce Greenwald, is Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress.

How climate agreements and trade measures go together

Rather than focusing on international conferences like COP, we should direct our energies towards negotiating agreements that can achieve progress in narrow, but crucial, economic sectors.

3w ago

Fixing global economic governance

Rarely have the shortcomings of world leaders and existing institutional arrangements been so glaringly obvious.

Inequality and democracy

Should we be surprised that so many people view the growing concentration of wealth with suspicion, or that they believe the system is rigged?

Double standards of Western industrial policy

US President Joe Biden’s administration should be commended for its open rejection of two core neoliberal assumptions.

No confidence in the Fed

The aftershocks of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), while seemingly fading, are still reverberating around the world.

Who stands for freedom?

We desperately need free markets, but that means, above all, markets that are free from the stranglehold of monopoly and monopsony.

How not to fight inflation

Anyone with any faith in the market economy knew that the supply issues would be resolved eventually; but no one could possibly know when.

All Pain and No Gain from Higher Interest Rates

In the name of taming inflation, central banks have set themselves on a path to cause a recession.

January 28, 2024
January 28, 2024

How climate agreements and trade measures go together

Rather than focusing on international conferences like COP, we should direct our energies towards negotiating agreements that can achieve progress in narrow, but crucial, economic sectors.

October 26, 2023
October 26, 2023

Fixing global economic governance

Rarely have the shortcomings of world leaders and existing institutional arrangements been so glaringly obvious.

September 1, 2023
September 1, 2023

Inequality and democracy

Should we be surprised that so many people view the growing concentration of wealth with suspicion, or that they believe the system is rigged?

June 5, 2023
June 5, 2023

Double standards of Western industrial policy

US President Joe Biden’s administration should be commended for its open rejection of two core neoliberal assumptions.

May 7, 2023
May 7, 2023

No confidence in the Fed

The aftershocks of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), while seemingly fading, are still reverberating around the world.

February 25, 2023
February 25, 2023

Who stands for freedom?

We desperately need free markets, but that means, above all, markets that are free from the stranglehold of monopoly and monopsony.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

How not to fight inflation

Anyone with any faith in the market economy knew that the supply issues would be resolved eventually; but no one could possibly know when.

December 12, 2022
December 12, 2022

All Pain and No Gain from Higher Interest Rates

In the name of taming inflation, central banks have set themselves on a path to cause a recession.

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

America's Silent Progressive Majority

It is not left-wing extremism to note that the American economy has not been serving most Americans

October 20, 2022
October 20, 2022

Wars aren’t won with peacetime economies

Politically, the G7 and like-minded countries around the world have adopted a war footing to stop Russian aggression.

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