Global Insights: In Their Own Words

Globalization and its New Discontents

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  August 5, 2016
How can something that our political leaders — and many an economist — said would make everyone better off be so reviled?
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From Brexit to the Future

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  July 7, 2016

An amicable split seems to be in everyone’s interests. But the divorce could become messy.

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When Values Are Tested

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
May 24, 2016
Having values is easy. But delivering on those values — especially when they impact the bottom line — is the mark of a true leader, says Marjorie Yang, chairman of the Hong Kong-based manufacturer Esquel Group.
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Monopoly’s New Era

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  May 13, 2016

In today’s economy, many industries can’t be analyzed through the lens of competition.

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What's Wrong with Negative Rates?

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  April 13, 2016
Central banks are operating on old, discredited models. The result: even as interest rates fall, business investment has stagnated.
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China and the Future of Commodity Prices

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Shang-Jin Wei |  March 24, 2016
Think China's slowdown is responsible for the collapse in commodity prices? Not so fast.
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The New Generation Gap

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  March 17, 2016

Three realities — social injustice, massive inequities, and a loss of trust in elites — define the political moment in the United States

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Closing the Capital Drain in Developing Countries

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz and Hamid Rashid |  February 18, 2016
The search for higher yields drove investors and speculators to developing countries. But capital flows are now reversing.
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China's Bumpy New Normal

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  February 1, 2016
Supply-side or demand-side economics? The policy approach China adopts will strongly influence economic performance and prospects worldwide.
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The New Geo-Economics

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  January 8, 2016
Now, more than ever, the world needs trade agreements that don’t exploit emerging economies
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