A rich country with millions of poor people. A country that prides itself on being the land of opportunity, but in which a child’s prospects are more dependent on the income and education of his or her parents than in other advanced countries. A country that believes in fair play, but in which the richest […]
Joseph E. Stiglitz
Joseph E. Stiglitz , a Nobel Laureate in economics, is University Professor at Columbia University. His most recent book, coauthored with Bruce Greenwald, is Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress.