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March 2, 2013

Increasing Inequality within Countries: The Cost for the World's Economies

Prof. Joseph Stiglitz presented a keynote address in Tokyo on March 21 on the challenges facing advanced industrialized countries.

The advanced, industrialized nations of the world face common economic challenges, said Professor Joseph Stiglitz in a keynote address sponsored by Columbia Business School’s Center on Japanese Economy and Business.

Speaking in Tokyo on March 21, Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate, professor of finance and economics, and the executive director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, listed global warming, aging populations, structural reforms, and growing inequality as concerns shared by Japan, Europe, and the United States.

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