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Media MentionMay 14, 2017

Fed Officials Test New Argument for Tightening: Protect the Poor

To protect the poorest Americans, should central bankers raise interest rates faster? At least one of them is making that argument. LBJ Professor James Galbraith discusses. 

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Media MentionFebruary 24, 2017

What is Wrong with a Carbon Tax

Earlier this month, a group of conservative statesmen, venture capitalists and mainstream economists calling themselves the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) unveiled a plan which they touted as the perfect vehicle for climate action under a Trump administration. LBJ Professor James Galbraith argues in his book "The End of Normal," there's good reason to doubt the predictive power of all mainstream macroeconomic modelling. 

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Media MentionFebruary 22, 2017

Why We Could Be On The Verge Of A Constitutional Apocalypse

LBJ Professor James Galbraith discusses what's next for the Democratic party. 

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Media MentionFebruary 19, 2017

Best outcome from Brussels meeting on Greece crisis? No breakdown in talks

As eurozone finance ministers head to Brussels on Monday in an attempt to break the standstill on Greece's debt crisis, the best outcome of the meeting would simply be an agreement to continue meeting, experts said.

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Media MentionFebruary 12, 2017

Professor Galbraith: Greece is caught in a trap of disastrous policies

In examining Greece's economic situation and relationship with Europe, Professor James Galbraith contends that "this is a matter that the Greeks should examine by themselves."

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Media MentionFebruary 2, 2017

What Tames Inequality? Violence and Mayhem

James Galbraith is named as one of several scholars addressing rising economic inequality in their research.

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NewsJanuary 19, 2017

INNOVATION BOUND: The Annual Celebration of LBJ School Policy Research

In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on February 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.

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Media MentionNovember 22, 2016

Trump era threatens pillars of US society

James Galbraith talks about the deep divides in US society post-election.

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Media MentionNovember 15, 2016

Sur les inégalités, la pauvreté, les économies « à marché émergent » et le développement : dix questions à James Kenneth Galbraith

James Galbraith talks about his new book, Inequality: What everyone needs to know (Oxford University Press, 2016).

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Media MentionNovember 10, 2016

Exit America's Old Elite

Dr. James Galbraith indicates players in Washington recognize opportunities for influence with Trump presidency.

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