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Joseph Stiglitz and the Meaning of Freedom

"The famous liberal economist wants to take back the language of liberty from the right." John Cassidy talks to Joseph E. Stiglitz about his new book, The Road to Freedom, for the New Yorker.

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The Debt Problem Is Enormous: The System for Fixing It Is Broken

The Debt Problem Is Enormous. Experts Say the System for Fixing It Is Broken. Patricia Cohen speaks to IPD's Martín Guzmán for New York Times. Guzmán, amongst other economists, offers alternatives to financial safeguards created when the U.S. was the pre-eminent superpower and climate change wasn’t on the agenda.

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Journal of Globalization and Development Special Issue

Volume 14 Issue 2 - Special Issue: Gendered Effects of Globalization and Development. Guest edited by Bilge Erten and Jessica Leight. Co-edited by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Kevin Gallagher

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Time is up for neoliberals

"Amid another election season, our impulse to debate American democracy through a single political lens is understandable. But we’d be better served considering a second closely related question too: Which economic system serves the most people?" Joseph Stiglitz for The Washington Post

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Call for Papers: JGD Special Issue on Climate Change

The biggest developmental challenge facing the world today is climate change and global warming. At COP26, more than 130 countries committed to achieve Net Zero between 2050 and 2070. As an outcome, the energy transition away from fossil fuels is inevitable. This special issue will focus on the various developmental aspects related to climate change.

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Supreme Court Abortion Decision Will Cause More Maternal Deaths and Greater Economic Hardship

Stefania Albanesi

The U.S. already has the highest maternal mortality rate among wealthy nations. Overturning Roe sets the nation back even more.

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In Turbulent Times the IMF Can Safeguard Financial Stability By Fully Embracing Capital Controls

Lara Merling, Luma Ramos

Advice to countries is inconsistent and uneven, a recent report finds.

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The Breast is the World's Shortest Supply Chain. Stop Being Squeamish and Start Working on Better Breastfeeding Policies

Katheryn Russ

To avoid another formula shortage we must talk about breastmilk. The scope of the crisis is in no small part the fault of economists. We have neglected nursing parents in economic policy, and we have turned a blind eye to the political economy of breastmilk.

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When Violence Goes Up the Income Gap Widens. Something Needs to Be Done

Andrea Velásquez

Self-employed women stay home when violence in a community escalates. Self-employed men continue to work. This can have profound effects on household dynamics and women's wellbeing.

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Don't Let Inaction Shape the Economic Recovery. That's What Susan Strange Would Say

Anastasia Nesvetailova

The great British scholar, a founder of the field of international political economy, warned against geopolitical passivity. The world must not let political inertia and resistance by entrenched interests lead to a non-decision to do better.

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