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Stiglitz: ‘There Is No Instance Of A Large Economy Getting To Growth Through Austerity'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has some choice words for anyone who thinks the only way to improve the economy is to tighten the countr...

Joseph Stiglitz: Jobs Numbers Conspiracy 'Literally Absurd'

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business

Joseph Stiglitz appeared on 'Up w/ Chris Hayes' to discuss the jobs report released on Friday. Several prominent conservative figures, including forme...

Joe Stiglitz: 'The American Dream Has Become A Myth'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

Rising from rags to riches isn't the American dream, it's an American fairytale, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. "The A...

Joseph Stiglitz: Wall Street's Lobbying Efforts Have 'Really Paid Off'

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business

All that money banks have spent wielding influence in Washington has "really paid off," according to Joseph Stiglitz. "Not for shareholders and bo...

The Unfinished Business of the Obama Administration: Bank Reform

David Coates | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
David Coates

In a very real sense, the important dimensions of effective bank reform have not so much stalled as simply not happened at all.

Zach Carter

An Idea To Fix Killer Costs Of Lifesaving Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is promoting a new plan to encourage the development of better, cheaper prescription drugs: an innovation fu...

A few thoughts on the break-up-the-banks critique

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

A few days ago I posted some thoughts on a talk Joseph Stiglitz gave to AOL Daily Finance last month on the need to reshape the law to toss the folks ...

Joseph Stiglitz: Economy Is In Shambles -- But So Is Our 'Economic Paradigm'

ft.com | Joseph Stiglitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today, not only is our economy in a shambles but so too is the economic paradigm that predominated in the years before the crisis -- or at least it sh...

Replacing Summers: Think Policy, Not Politico

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Obama can focus on policy, naming a replacement for Larry Summers who wants to ease the economic strains on American households, or he can focus on politics, naming a candidate who appeases the corporate executive class.

Hugh Hendry, Hedge Fund Manager: 'If There Was A Way To Short Obama, I Would'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hugh Hendry, the subject of a New York Times profile today, is quickly becoming one of the world's most recognizable hedge fund managers. And he's doi...

'Freefall' Excerpt: It's Not Too Late To Turn Around The Biggest Banking Blunder In History

The Huffington Post | Joseph E. Stiglitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reprinted from Freefall by Joseph Stiglitz. Copyright (c) 2010 by Joseph E. Stiglitz. Used with permission of the publisher, W.W. Norton & Company, In...

Obama Jobs Summit Will Include Business Leaders: Google, Disney CEOs To Attend

New York Times | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The invitations went out just before Thanksgiving, but by the end of the holiday weekend the White House has confirmed that President Obama's jobs sum...

Joseph Stiglitz: Moral Bankruptcy

Mother Jones | Joseph Stiglitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We have created a society in which materialism overwhelms moral commitment, in which the rapid growth that we have achieved is not sustainable environ...

7 Great Books By Economists

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's a major panel discussion going on today in Washington, D.C. called "The Next Stage," in which economists are coming together to discuss the pr...

Joseph Stiglitz: US Economy May Contract Next Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(AP) -- Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz warned there's a "significant" chance the U.S. economy will contract in the second half of next ...

Krugman: White House Excluding "Progressive-Economist Wing"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newsweek's Michael Hirsch profiled Joseph Stiglitz for next week's magazine, asking why a world-renowned economist who predicted the financial crisis ...

Newsweek: Why Is Washington Ignoring "Economic Prophet" Stiglitz?

newsweek.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Such is the lot of Joe Stiglitz. Even in the contentious world of economics, he is considered somewhat prickly. And while he may be a Nobel laureate, ...

Stiglitz Reality Check: Banks Fail All The Time (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Propping up banks on the backs of taxpayers is both costly and unnecessary, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. In reality, ba...

The Talk of a Depression is Depressing

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

As economists debate the likelihood of a depression most of our media highlights sunnier forecasts, perhaps to boost confidence and the sales pitches of their advertisers.