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America's Growing Inequality: Causes and Remedies

  • Gardner Commons — Siciliano Auditorium 260 South Central Campus Drive Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 (map)

Join us for Thursday's keynote address at the Department of Economics' conference "The Great Polarization: Economics, Institutions, and Policies in the Age of Inequality" with Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. 

Joseph E. Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is also the co-chair of the High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress at the OECD, and the Chief Economist of the Roosevelt Institute. A recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979), he is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and a former member and chairman of the (US president's) Council of Economic Advisers. 

This conference is free and open to the public, but you must RSVP here

Sponsored by the Department of Economics. 

Cosponsored by the Hinckley Institute, the College of Social and Behavioral Science, the Honors College, the American Dream Ideas Challenge, and the Scholars Strategy Network.