Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
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GALBRAITH, James (The Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the University of Texas at Austin)
James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair of Government/Business Relations at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin. He holds degrees from Harvard (A.B., 1974) and Yale (Ph.D. in Economics, 1981). He was Executive Director of the Joint Economic Committee, US Congress, in the early 1980s. In 2010 he was elected to the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. In 2012, he was President of the Association for Evolutionary Economics. He is a 2014 co-winner of the Leontief Prize for advancing the frontiers of economic thought, awarded for his work on the measurement and interpretation of economic inequalities.
30 April 2016 (Presenter)
TOPIC: The Brutal Truth about Greece and Europe
* GALBRAITH, James, Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe, June 21, 2016
* GALBRAITH, James, Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis, April 2, 2012
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