Stiglitz on the economy, the banks, and the Fed

Of particular interest to my Money and Banking and Government Finance students:

Joe Stiglitz — twice Nobel laureate and Columbia University professor — is one of the smartest economists I’ve ever met. Here are a few recent videos in which Joe discusses the U.S. macroeconomic situation — including the situation in the banking sector and challenges to monetary policymaking.  In the final video clip, he offers a 4-step plan to get the economy back on track:


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