A Conversation with Joseph Stiglitz and Dean Robert Helsley

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz discusses the issue of inequality with the head of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

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December 3, 2015

In his role as the inaugural Lind Initiative scholar at UBC, a program run by the Liu Institute for Global Issues, Joseph Stiglitz sat down with the Dean of the Sauder School of Business, Robert Helsley, on November 19.

Stiglitz and Helsley discuss the unequal distribution of income in the United States and the reasons behind such inequality, which Stiglitz stresses is not – as some might think – the result of economic forces alone.

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