Joseph Stiglitz: The Role of Government in the Modern Economy
Join Nobel Laureate, former World Bank Chief Economist, and best-selling author Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, in conversation with Australia Institute chief economist Dr Richard Denniss, about the need to expand the role of governments, unions, and civil society. Only on Australia Institute TV.
Professor Stiglitz is visiting Australia as a guest of the Australia Institute.
Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz
Joseph E. Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor and President of The Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia. He is also the co-chair of the High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress at the OECD, and the Chief Economist of the Roosevelt Institute. A recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001), the John Bates Clark Medal (1979), and the Sydney Peace Prize (2018), he is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and a former member and chairman of the (US president’s) Council of Economic Advisers.
Dr Richard Denniss
Chief economist and former Executive Director of the Australia Institute, Richard is a prominent economist, author and public policy commentator, and a former Assoc Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU. He is the author of several books including: Econobabble, Curing Affluenza, Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next? and Big: The Role of the State in the Modern Economy
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