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  • 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.

  • Has Davos Man Changed?

    This year marked the 50th anniversary of the World Economic Forum’s flagship meeting of the world’s business and political elites in Davos, Switzerland. Much has changed since my first Davos in 1995.
  • The truth about the Trump economy

    As the world’s business elites trek to Davos for their annual gathering, people should be asking a simple question: have they overcome their infatuation with US President Donald Trump?
  • Argentina’s bright young hope

    Judging by his appointment of a first-rate economist to his cabinet as Minister of Economy, Argentina’s new president, Alberto Fernández, is off to a good start in confronting his country’s economic problems.
  • Is Growth Passé?

    It’s clear: we are living beyond our planet’s limits. Unless we change something, the consequences will be dire. Should that something be our exclusive focus on economic growth?
  • Is stakeholder capitalism really back?

    For four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the United States has been that corporations should maximise shareholder value—meaning profits and share prices—here and now, come what may, regardless of the consequences to workers, customers, suppliers, and
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