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  • James K. Galbraith

    Yesterday the New America Foundation published a short piece on "Plan B" for the economy : http://tiny.cc/igqo0
    Today with the President launching a new program, I weigh in, in favor, in the New York Times : http://tiny.cc/b3x15
    There was also a segment on Bloomberg just now, debating Douglas Holtz- Eakin. It’s not up on their site, but if it shows up, it will probably be here : http://www.bloomberg.com/video/ (...)

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  • James K. Galbraith

    The note below was just circulated to my faculty colleagues by the Dean of the LBJ School, Bob Hutchings.
    Jamie
    Dear Colleagues,
    It is with pride and pleasure that I inform you that our colleague Jamie Galbraith has been elected to the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, also known as the Lincean Academy, the oldest honorific scientific academy in the world. Founded in 1603, the academy counts Galileo Galilei among its original members and has remained an elite organization, currently (...)

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  • James. K. Galbraith

    The Daily Beast invited James. K. Galbraith to expand on the Davidson-Galbraith-Skidelsky argument against cutting Social Security and Medicare. They have just
    published the piece at http://tiny.cc/gnimh
    He was on WBAI (New York City community radio) on August 3d on similar themes. His segment begins at 41 minutes in : http://tiny.cc/qx75c
    Also : Handelsblatt has translated and published James. K. Galbraigh’s talk to the American Studies Association of Germany at the end of May. The (...)

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  • James K. Galbraith

    Un nouveau débat entre J. K. Galbraith et P. Krugman
    In the New York Times blog on Saturday, two posts from Paul and my replies, one of which Paul graciously promoted from comments :
    http://tiny.cc/v0cdy and http://tiny.cc/77qki
    My second reply is not yet published, so I include the text below.
    For those with an interest in the analytical issues, this blog-post is helpful : http://tiny.cc/qofwl.
    “Paul, thanks for this response.
    Let’s first notice that the concerns about national (...)

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  • James K. Galbraith

    The New York Times "Room for Debate" blog has just posted a note from me on job creation : http://tiny.cc/10p5k The question posed, by the way, was how to create jobs *without* spending money. Most of the other contributors ignored the premise and (correctly) urged spending money. I took a more roundabout approach.
    The LA Times last week ran my Op-Ed entitled "The National Security Shell Game" which criticizes the momentary fad of wrapping deficit reduction in the mantle of national (...)

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  • James K. Galbraith

    Greetings from Helsinki, where it is wet and cold. I’ve put three items on-line from my European lectures, all at
    http://utip.gov.utexas.edu
    a speech in Berlin on the crisis and the American response
    a speech in Jena, Germany on the lessons of the New Deal
    comments in Helsinki on the role of bank fraud.
    I’ll post my Athens lecture shortly, as well.
    There is also this pod-cast from Le Monde Diplomatique (in English) : http://tiny.cc/8hufv (...)

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  • James K. Galbraith

    Over the weekend I attended the inaugural conference of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at Kings College, Cambridge, and spoke on "Inequality in the World Economy." My talk & powerpoint presentation, and a Bloomberg TV clip are now posted on the UTIP web-site at http://utip.gov.utexas.edu
    The talk is an audio file that runs twenty minutes, with most of the incendiary remarks at the beginning.
    The INET agenda and papers can be found at :http://tiny.cc/cq9tm (...)

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  • James K. Galbraith

    Alan Greenspan recently penned a long paper on the crisis. Sixty-six pages, which I have read so that you don’t have to.
    My response is just up on the National Journal Expert Blog :
    Reponse
    Oh, Please
    In 66 pages, Mr. Greenspan fails to use the word "responsibility" even once. The word "blame" does not appear. The word "mistake" occurs once ; financial firms made them. The word "failure" appears 14 times. None of them are self-referential. To have expected the phrase "mea culpa" would (...)

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