The Great Divide

America’s Growing Income inequality

stiglitz.jpgHow has America become the most unequal advanced country in the world, and what can we do about it? In his latest book, THE GREAT DIVIDE, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter America’s growing problem. With his signature blend of clarity and passion, Stiglitz argues that inequality is a choice—the cumulative result of unjust policies and misguided priorities.

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a Nobel Prize–winning economist and the best-selling author of The Price of Inequality, Freefall, and Globalization and Its Discontents. He is a columnist for the New York Times and Project Syndicate and has written for Vanity Fair, Politico, The Atlantic, and Harper’s. He teaches at Columbia University and lives in New York City.


Bruce Mizrach is a professor in the Department of Economics at Rutgers University.  He has held appointments at Boston College, the Wharton School, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and NYU Stern. Mizrach is the founder and editor of Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.

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May 11, 2015 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Rd
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Paramus, NJ 07652
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