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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Writing for PS since 2001
309 commentaries
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Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel laureate in economics and University Professor at Columbia University, is a former chief economist of the World Bank (1997-2000), chair of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and co-chair of the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices. He is a member of the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation and was lead author of the 1995 IPCC Climate Assessment.

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    Wrong on the Dollar – for Now

    Stephen S. Roach

    After a 9% decline in the second half of 2020, the broad dollar index – the real effective exchange rate as calculated by the Bank for International Settlements – has gone the other way, soaring by 12.3% from January 2021 through May 2022. And yet the deterioration of the US current-account balance has continued.

    revisits his predicition in 2020 of a dollar crash and explains why he got it perfectly wrong.
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    Reawakening NATO

    Ana Palacio

    No single summit can resolve NATO’s deficiencies and meet its lofty goals, from reaffirming shared values to enhancing resilience, especially with a conventional conflict raging on its eastern doorstep. But the Madrid summit can – and must – lay the foundations for a more united, robust, and revitalized alliance.

    hopes that the upcoming summit in Madrid will cement the Alliance's newfound unity and resolve.

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