Articles by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate

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Is Growth Passé?
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate | Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Dec 2019

9 Dec 2019 – Some suggest that the Paris climate agreement’s target for limiting global warming can be achieved only by stopping economic expansion. But there is ample room to change the quality of growth and significantly reduce its environmental impact without condemning billions of people to lives of deprivation.

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Thumbs Down to Facebook’s Cryptocurrency
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Economics Laureate | Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2019

2 Jul 2019 – Only a fool would trust Facebook with his or her financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point: with so much personal data on some 2.4 billion monthly active users, who knows better than Facebook just how many suckers are born every minute?

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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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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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