The Great Divide

Why has inequality increased in the Western world and what can we do about it?

Joseph E. Stiglitz talks about his new book, The Great Divide, expanding on the diagnosis he offered in The Price of Inequality  and suggests ways to counter this growing problem. 

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About the Speaker

Joseph E. Stiglitz was Chief Economist at the World Bank until January 2000 and won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001. He is currently University Professor of the Columbia Business School and a best-selling author. 

In addition to the above video, the lecture is also available to watch on YouTube.