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Reform or Divorce in Europe

Joseph Stiglitz

To say that the eurozone has not been performing well since the 2008 crisis would be an understatement. Unless its authorities make seven changes, its members will inevitably conclude that they are trapped in an untenable marriage.

About the Author

Joseph Stiglitz
Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)

Joseph E. Stiglitz is President of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, and Chairman of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. He is University Professor at Columbia, teaching in its Economics Department, its Business School, and its School of International and Public Affairs. He chaired the UN Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, created in the aftermath of the financial crisis by the President of the General Assembly. He is former Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank and Chairman of President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2001.

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Type Network Paper
Program -
Posted 07/19/18
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