Articles by Joseph E. Stiglitz

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After Neoliberalism
Joseph E. Stiglitz | Nobel Laureate Economic Sciences – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Jun 2019

30 May 2019 – For the past 40 years, the United States and other advanced economies have been pursuing a free-market agenda of low taxes, deregulation, and cuts to social programs. There can no longer be any doubt that this approach has failed spectacularly; the only question is what will – and should – come next.

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The Real Scandal behind the Panama Papers
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate, and Mark Pieth – Vanity Fair, 3 Oct 2016

After the leak of more than 11 million documents detailing sensitive, and often terrifying, information about offshore financial and legal activities, the Nobel-laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz was enlisted to help Panama reform its practices. But nothing could have prepared him for what came next.

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The U.S. Must Save Greece
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate – Time Magazine, 13 Jul 2015

July 9, 2015 – As the Greek saga continues, many have marveled at Germany’s chutzpah. It received, in real terms, one of the largest bailout and debt reduction in history and unconditional aid from the U.S. in the Marshall Plan. And yet it refuses even to discuss debt relief.

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The Secret Corporate Takeover
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate, Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 May 2015

Economics Nobel Joseph E. Stiglitz shows why today’s “trade” agreements are about much more than free trade.

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Don’t Trade Away Our Health: Trans-Pacific Partnership and International Drug Price Fixing
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate – The New York Times, 2 Feb 2015

30 Jan 2015 – A secretive group met behind closed doors in New York this week. The efforts to raise drug prices in the T.P.P. take us in the wrong direction. The whole world may come to pay a price in the form of worse health and unnecessary deaths.

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In No One We Trust
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences – The New York Times, 30 Dec 2013

Trust is becoming yet another casualty of our country’s staggering inequality: As the gap between Americans widens, the bonds that hold society together weaken. So, too, as the 1 percent ascend to ever more distant heights, this vital element of our institutions and our way of life is eroding.

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Inequality Is a Choice
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate – The New York Times, 21 Oct 2013

It’s well known by now that income and wealth inequality in most rich countries, especially the United States, have soared in recent decades and, tragically, worsened even more since the Great Recession. But what about the rest of the world?

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After Austerity
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Economics Nobel Laureate – Project Syndicate, 21 May 2012

It is a little precious to hear such pontifications from those who, at the helm of central banks, finance ministries, and private banks, steered the global financial system to the brink of ruin – and created the ongoing mess. Worse, seldom is it explained how to square the circle. How can confidence be restored as the crisis economies plunge into recession?

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The Ideological Crisis of Western Capitalism
Joseph E. Stiglitz – Project Syndicate, 11 Jul 2011

As Greece and others face crises, the medicine du jour is simply timeworn austerity packages and privatization, which will merely leave the countries that embrace them poorer and more vulnerable. This medicine failed in East Asia, Latin America, and elsewhere, and it will fail in Europe this time around, too. Indeed, it has already failed in Ireland, Latvia, and Greece.

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MORAL BANKRUPTCY: WHY ARE WE LETTING WALL STREET OFF SO EASY?
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Economics Nobel Laureate – Mother Jones, Jan/Feb 2010 Issue, 17 Jan 2010

IT IS SAID THAT A NEAR-DEATH experience forces one to reevaluate priorities and values. The global economy has just escaped a near-death experience. The crisis exposed the flaws in the prevailing economic model, but it also exposed flaws in our society. Much has been written about the foolishness of the risks that the financial sector […]

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OVERCOMING THE COPENHAGEN FAILURE
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Prize Laureate economist, 12 Jan 2010

Pretty speeches can take you only so far. A month after the Copenhagen climate conference, it is clear that the world’s leaders were unable to translate rhetoric about global warming into action.It was, of course, nice that world leaders could agree that it would be bad to risk the devastation that could be wrought by […]

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