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The change of global inequality over 5 decades based upon UTIP-EHII Data

  • On January 15, James Galbraith debated Kenneth Rogoff on "Modern Monetary Theory" at the Gaidar Forum in Moscow. Video of the event is here.

  • On January 3, James Galbraith delivered the Veblen-Commons Prize lecture to the Association for Evolutionary Economics at the annual Allied Social Sciences Association meetings in San Diego. The text of his remarks was posted by Yanis Varoufakis on the site of the Democracy in Europe Movement and may be read here. Audio of the talk is here.

  • On December 10, James Galbraith participated in a discussion at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City on "The Future of Global Capitalism," a discussion of Branko Milanovic's new book, "Capitalism, Alone." Video of the event is here.

  • On December 6, James Galbraith hosted and gave a keynote address to a symposium entitled "Macroeconomic Policy in the Shadow of the Great Financial Crisis" which was held at the LBJ Washington Center and co-hosted by the Political Economy Research Institute of U-Mass Amherst. The symposium celebrated four books, most notably "Keynes Against Capitalism" by James Crotty; the others were "All Fall Down" by Jane D'Arista, "When Things Don't Fall Apart" by Ilene Grabel and "The Political Economy of Central Banking" by Gerald Epstein. Video of the event is here.

  • On November 11 and 12, James Galbraith hosted a two-day conference at the LBJ School of Public Affairs entitled "New Deals in Europe and America" featuring about 30 distinguished participants, and keynotes by Peter Bofinger, formerly of the German Council of Economic Experts, and Kathryn Flynn of the National New Deal Preservation Association. Video of the full conference is here and the conference program is here.

  • On October 7, James Galbraith gave a seminar at the Faculty of Economics, Scuola Normale Superiore, Rome on a paper co-authored with Jaehee Choi entitled, "The Consequences of Inequality for Presidential Elections in the United States, 1976-2016". The presentation is here and the audio is here.

  • On September 30, James Galbraith gave a lecture to inaugurate the academic year at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Gdansk, Poland. The lecture was entitled "Old and New Pragmatism, Challenges for Economics." Listen to the speech audio here or watch the event here.

  • On September 26, James Galbraith spoke to a workshop of the European Parliament on the project of a Green New Deal. Listen here.

  • On September 24, James Galbraith gave a keynote lecture entitled "Inequality and the End of Normal" at Jena, Germany to a conference on "Great Transformations". Listen to the speech here.

  • On February 15, James Galbraith gave a seminar at the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah as part of the Spring Forum Series on "Income Polarization and Political Outcomes." View the event and watch the presentation.

  • On January 30, the Institute for New Economic Thinking published a video interview with James Galbraith entitled "The Best Way to Measure Inequality" on his review of the World Inequality Report 2018, published in Development and Change and available in open-access.

  • James Galbraith's article "The Pragmatism of John Kenneth Galbraith" is published in the Volume 69, Issue 1 issue of Acta Oeconomica, the journal of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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