James Galbraith Speaker

James Galbraith

Economist, global inequality, modern American capitalism

James Galbraith: Biography highlights

James K Galbraith is a leading economist and Professor of Government who has carried out pioneering work into the study of Inequality – one of the most basic sources of economic instability.

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James Galbraith’s Background

His latest book examines levels of inequality in the run up to the recent economic crisis. He has held several positions on the staff of the U.S. Congress in the 80s, including Executive Director of the Joint Economic Committee.

Author of Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis 2012

Director of the University of Texas Inequality Project which carries out pioneering work into the measurement of inequality.

Liberal thinker and regular contributor to the international economic debate.

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  • Academic and formal

 

 

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Economics Is in Need of Radical Reform
Economics Is in Need of Radical Reform
14:43
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Professor James Galbraith “Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know”
Professor James Galbraith “Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know”
01:38:21
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James Galbraith: Governing With A Higher Purpose To Spur Innovation
James Galbraith: Governing With A Higher Purpose To Spur Innovation
19:47
London School of Economics

An astoundingly broad, illuminating, and detailed examination of the global rise in income inequality between 1980 to the dawn of the financial crisis in 2008...Galbraith boldly brings the problem of radical inequality from the margins to the centre of economic analysis.'

ImaniPerry

'A must-read for anyone who wishes to understand our political and economic era.'

Joseph E. Stiglitz

'A truly pathbreaking work of scholarship.'

Barry Eichengreen

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