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A Global Solution to Monetary Policies

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Jose Antonio Ocampo |  April 11, 2013
What helps the United States can hurt emerging markets. José Antonio Ocampo, former under-secretary-general of the United Nations, argues for a unified approach that will benefit everyone.
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The Path to Sustainable Energy

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Jeffrey D. Sachs |  April 8, 2013
Around 80 percent of the world‘s primary energy today is carbon based. Jeffrey Sachs, head of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, lays out a plan for a shift to no- or low-carbon energy by mid-century — and tells which countries are ahead of the game.
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The World Economy: What Now?

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
February 13, 2013
Watch a webcast of this very special symposium featuring Glenn Hubbard, Joseph Stiglitz, Shang-Jin Wei, José Antonio Ocampo, and Richard Clarida.
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The Post-Crisis Crisis

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  January 28, 2013
An economic and political system that does not deliver for most citizens is not sustainable in the long run, says Nobel Laureate and Chazen Advisor Joseph E. Stiglitz.
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Are the Rich Taxed Enough?

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Amy Roach Partridge |  November 7, 2012
Four top experts, including Columbia Business School dean Glenn Hubbard, debate a volatile question that will bedevil the next Obama administration.
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The Trouble with QE3

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  October 11, 2012
A Nobel laureate takes issue with the latest round of quantitative easing.
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The Globalization of Protest

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  November 4, 2011
Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz sides with the Occupy Wall Street protesters. In this profound essay, he explains why.
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America's Abdication of Free Trade

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Jagdish Bhagwati |  October 5, 2011
The indifference and apathy that one finds in Washington from both the Congress and President Barack Obama on the Doha Round of world trade talks, and the alarm and concern expressed by statesmen elsewhere over the languishing negotiations, mark the end of the post-1945 era of American leadership on multilateral free trade.
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Western Capitalism’s Ideological Crisis

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  July 19, 2011
The financial crisis should have taught Americans a lesson about the need for stronger regulation. But a resurgence of right-wing ideology in the United States is threatening global economies.
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New Respect for the Middleman

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Rebecca McReynolds |  April 13, 2011
New research provides the first empirical evidence that quantifies the role of the so-called middleman in developing and expending international trade — data that could play an important role in US trade policy.
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