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James Galbraith LBJ School UT Austin Levy Institute EPS thanks

Summer Semester 2008:

  • UTIP Working Paper No.50 has been produced recently.

  • James Galbraith will give two lectures in Brussels on June 23 and 24, to the European Regional Development Association and at the European Parliament.

  •       ---The lecture at EURADA is at a meeting on "Territorial Cohesion: The Future of Europe" at 2 PM, June 23 at ENEA : National Italian Agency for new technologies,energy and environment, Rue de Namur, 72-74.

          ---The lecture on Tuesday June 24 (12:45-14:15) is at the European Parliament: P7C050 Building: Paul-Henri Spaak, 7th floor, room C050, to the Professional Training Unit of the European Parliament, and is entitled: "The Collapse of Monetarism and the Irrelevance of the New Monetary Consensus: Implications for the Future of Central Banking."

  • James Galbraith will give a presentation entitled "Inequality in the Americas" at a conference entitled "The Americas Plural: Regional and Comparative Perspectives" at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London, on June 20. The conference program is here.

  • Laura Spagnolo attend the Luxemburg Income Study Summer Workshop Series that will be held in Walferdange - University of Luxembourg Campus from July 7 to July 12. “The LIS Summer Workshop is a one-week workshop designed to introduce researchers in the social sciences to comparative research in income distribution, employment and social policy using the LIS database”.

  • James K. Galbraith, Laura Spagnolo and Daniel Murevar's paper entitled “Pay Inequality in Cuba: the Special Period and After” has been published in journal "America latina Hoy" recently. For more details, click here.

  • James Galbraith delivered a tribute to Peter S. Albin at an academic memorial held at John Jay College, New York City, on May 20, 2008. Professor Albin's work and encouragement were fundamental to the start of the UT inequality project, and the book "Inequality and Industrial Change" is dedicated to him. Galbraith's remarks can be heard here.

  • Daniel Munevar will intern this summer at the United Nations Development Project, Office of Development Studies, New York.

  • Wenjie Zhang will participate in a workshop on China, organized by Joseph Stiglitz at the University of Manchester, UK, from June 14 to July 4. Details here: Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development, and Globalization (IPD) is directed by Joseph E. Stiglitz, organized by Columbia University's Initiative for Policy Dialogue and the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester. She is going to present her new findings on pay inequality in China from 1987 to 2006.

  • James Galbraith will participate in the inaugural symposium of the Center for Dialogue and Analysis on North America, at the Tech de Monterrey in Mexico City, on June 9. The preliminary program is here

  • James Galbraith will present a paper entitled, "Macroeconomics and inequality: a marriage made in data" at the Canadian Economic Association meetings in Vancouver, BC, on Friday, June 6. The conference program can be found here.

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