Business Economics and Public Policy

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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The Financial System Will Survive, Says Ben Bernanke

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  May 23, 2016

The former chairman of the US Federal Reserve System says the tools are in place to fight the next big crisis

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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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5 Things to Know Now About India

Chazen India Insights
Sharon Kahn |  April 28, 2016
Speakers at the recent India Business Conference emphasized progress — and obstacles India must still hurtle
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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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Surprises from China

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  April 8, 2016

Panelists at Columbia Business School's ninth China Business Conference suggested the past has been just a precursor: Look for unexpected twists to come.

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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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Destroy the Social Contract to Save Arab Economies?

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  February 8, 2016
Arab countries can't sustain growth until the state-owned model is dismantled, said Hedi Larbi, economic advisor to the Prime Minister of Tunisia, during a recent Chazen Institute talk.
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