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Lectures & Conversations
An Interview with Joseph Stiglitz
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Joseph E. Stiglitz, Bob Herbert (moderator)
Sat, March 1st, 2014 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am
(members $28)


9 am — Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 am — Program

As the nation anemically recovers from one of the most devastating economic crises in recent history, innovative thinkers are reimagining the formula for successful 21st-century economic policy. In an intimate conversation with Bob Herbert, Joseph E. Stiglitz explores theories of welfare economics and income and wealth distribution and considers how to ensure a more just and prosperous future.


Joseph E. Stiglitz, author and University Professor at Columbia University, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2001. He was the former chairman of President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers, and was senior vice president and chief economist at the World Bank. Bob Herbert (moderator), a former New York Times columnist, is a Distinguished Senior Fellow with Demos and a contributing editor at The American Prospect magazine.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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