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03/27/2020

People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

Time: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Raytheon Amphiteater, Egan Research Center
Sponsored By: Northeastern University Department of Economics

This year’s Economic Policy Forum on Capitalism, Competition, and (In)equality will conclude on March 27 (12:00 – 1:30 pm) with Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz presentation of “People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent” in Egan Research Center’s Raytheon Amphitheatre.

Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor at Columbia University, is the co-winner of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize, former chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and former Chief Economist of the World Bank. In 2011 Stiglitz was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Known for his pioneering work on asymmetric information, Stiglitz’s work focuses on income distribution, risk, corporate governance, public policy, macroeconomics and globalization. He is the author of numerous books, and several bestsellers. His most recent titles are People, Power, and Profits, Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited, The Euro and Rewriting the Rules of the American EconomyRSVP here

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