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Highlights: Joseph Stiglitz, James K. Galbraith, and Branko Milanovic on “Global Inequality”

General Programming

February 22, 2013

The relatively new field of inequality studies is gaining increasing momentum as economic disparity grows throughout the world, in advanced countries as well as less developed ones—especially in the United States. Speakers Joseph E. Stiglitz, professor of economics at Columbia University and the recipient of a John Bates Clark Medal and a Nobel Prize, James K. Galbraith, Professor of Government at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, and Branko Milanovic, Lead Economist in the World Bank's Research Department, will address the progressive emergence of this new discipline.