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  1. says:

    Imagine an economist who doesn't have his head up his butt That's Stiglitz This is a collection so some of the stuff is from the Bush years Still much of it is classic

  2. says:

    Sorry I cannot recommend this book First if you're looking for scholarship this is not it Rather it is nearly totally a collection of newspaper columns and of course we cannot expect good references for those Some of them are many years old and clearly outdated There is a little additional information some of which is do

  3. says:

    The book is a collection of Stiglitz's writings in popular media My low ratings owe mainly to the repetitiveness of the main themes and arguments in various chapters; It gets very boring to read Sectional introductions are written pretty well and reading just them is sufficient in my opinion; the chapters don't add much value after the sectional introductions

  4. says:

    If you've read one you've read them all Stiglitz's the Price of Ineuality did a better job detailing his arguments clearly and succinctly His solutions were also very reasonable and straightforward Here there are or less very similar argument

  5. says:

    Nice collection for Stiglitz fansThe growing disparity in income and wealth between the richest Americans and “the rest of us” is very much in the news these days but Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stigliz has been writing about it for a long time This book brings together short pieces that appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair and the New York Times warning of the dangers of ineuality as long ago as 2007The bo

  6. says:

    Dr Stiglitz is a very accomplished economist with a decidedly liberal point of view His focus on income ineuality and the necessity of addressing the issue is very timely What I don't understand is his insistence on demonizing those who may not agree with him or believe there are other solutions to the problem In recent

  7. says:

    I bought this book in hope to discover Stiglitz's conjecture on ineuality hoping to do so by reading his latest book His promotion of it on Bloomberg might have precipitated this choice If only I knew this would be a mere collection of articles of his most of which are freely available online and an interview Not that the positions he espouses in this book are particularly alien to me; I just felt a bit ripped off to buy a book t

  8. says:

    Economy might be a boring subject for the majority of readers however a number of economists have been trying to popularise important debates

  9. says:

    Stiglitz is an important voice in economics and he is working hard to help non economists understand that capit

  10. says:

    A great read on the subject of ineuality and how politics and policies are behind the stagnation in real wages of the middle

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The Great Divide

Ermath Stiglitz delves into the irresponsible policies deregulation tax cuts and tax breaks for the 1 percent that are leaving many Americans farther and farther beyond and turning the American dream into an ever unachievable myth With formidable yet accessible economic insight he urges us to embrace real solutions increasing taxes on corporations and the wealthy; offering help to the children of the poor; investing in education science and infrastructure; helping out homeowners instead of banks; and most importantly doing to restore the economy to full employment Stiglitz also draws lessons fro. 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M Scandinavia Singapore and Japan and he argues against the tide of unnecessary destructive austerity that is sweeping across EuropeUltimately Stiglitz believes our choice is not between growth and fairness; with the right policies we can choose both His complaint is not so much about capitalism as such but how twenty first century capitalism has been perverted His is a call to confront America's economic ineuality as the political and moral issue that it is If we reinvest in people and pursue the other policies that he describes America can live up to the shared dream of a prosperous eual socie. I bought this book in hope to discover Stiglitz s conjecture on ineuality hoping to do so by reading his latest book His promotion of it on Bloomberg might have precipitated this choice If only I knew this would be a mere collection of articles of his most of which are freely available online and an interview Not that the positions he espouses in this book are particularly alien to me I just felt a bit ripped off to buy a book that only contains lots of surface level discussions of such a plethora of issues

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In The Great Divide Joseph E Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best selling book The Price of Ineuality and suggests ways to counter America’s growing problem With his signature blend of clarity and passion Stiglitz argues that ineuality is a choice the cumulative result of unjust policies and misguided prioritiesGathering his writings for popular outlets including Vanity Fair and the New York Times Stiglitz exposes in full America's ineuality its dimensions its causes and its conseuences for the nation and for the world From Reagan era to the Great Recession and its long aft. The book is a collection of Stiglitz s writings in popular media My low ratings owe mainly to the repetitiveness of the main themes and arguments in various chapters It gets very boring to read Sectional introductions are written pretty well and reading just them is sufficient in my opinion the chapters don t add much value after the sectional introductions

  • Hardcover
  • 448
  • The Great Divide
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • English
  • 09 February 2017
  • 9780393248579

About the Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph Eugene Stiglitz ForMemRS FBA is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 2001 and the John Bates Clark Medal 1979 He is also the former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank He is known for his critical view of the management of globalization free market economists whom h