Stories by Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate, is a professor of economics at Columbia University. subscribe to Joseph Stiglitz's feed

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In his powerful speech to the AFL-CIO convention, the famed economist says '95% of the gains from 2009 to 2012 went to the upper 1%.'

Posted on: Nov 5, 2012, Source: Project Syndicate

People outside the U.S. would vote for Obama if they could. There’s a reason for that.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2012, Source: Project Syndicate

The American Dream can be restored, but not while inequality continues to undermine our values and identity.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2012, Source: W. W. Norton & Company

Influential economist Joseph Stiglitz explains why our economic system is failing most Americans.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2011, Source: Al Jazeera English

The September 11, 2001, attacks by al-Qaeda were meant to harm the United States, and they did, but in ways that Osama bin Laden probably never imagined.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2010, Source: Project Syndicate

Finance is a means to an end, not an end in itself. It is supposed to serve the interests of the rest of society, not the other way around.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2010, Source: W. W. Norton & Company

How did the bankers make off with all of our money? Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2010, Source: W. W. Norton & Company

How did the big banks nearly take down the entire economy and still continue to profit? Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2009, Source: Project Syndicate

The real failings in the Obama recovery program lie not in the stimulus package, but in its efforts to revive financial markets.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2009, Source: The Nation

American banks have polluted the economy; it's a matter of equity and efficiency that they now be forced to clean it up.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2009, Source: CNN

We gave the banks hundreds of billions to start lending again, and instead they're just hoarding the cash, waiting until things settle down.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2008, Source: Mother Jones

And how President Obama can get the economy back on track.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2008, Source: The Financial Times

If we bailout the Big 3 directly, much of the money will just support shareholders and bondholders.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2008, Source: Vanity Fair

We are at a dangerous moment. Behind the debates over future economic policy is a debate over history -- here are the major mistakes that got us here.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2008, Source:

There are four fundamental problems with our financial system. The Paulson plan addresses only one.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2008, Source: The Guardian

America's Iraq adventure led it into a moral vacuum. Will the error be repeated in the renewed US Afghan campaign?

Posted on: Aug 10, 2008, Source: The Guardian

Unlike the GOP, progressives have a coherent economic agenda offering not only higher growth, but also social justice.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2008, Source: Comment Is Free

Notwithstanding Bush's response, our original estimate of the cost of the Iraq war was too conservative: in reality, it will be much higher.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2008, Source: The Times of London UK

The cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have grown to staggering proportions.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2007, Source: Comment Is Free

Booming home prices gave Americans the confidence to spend more than their income but now the game is over.