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Economics as a Discipline and Profession

Past Series, The Disciplines Series

dateFebruary 6, 2015 timeFriday, 6:15pm EST location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
Organizer
  • Akeel Bilgrami
Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • Photo ID required for entry

James Galbraith, Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations and Professor of Government, converses with Prahbat Patnaik, one of India's most prominent economists and Professor Emeritus at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning School of Social Sciences. Galbraith and Patnaik discuss the role, status, position of economics in the academy and in contemporary society.

Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor, will chair the talk.