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James K. Galbraith

James K. Galbraith

Economist James K. Galbraith is currently a professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and at the Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of "The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too" and "Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know."

Articles by this author

 

Beware the Inflationary Bogeyman

Recent price increases in the U.S., and demands for a forceful response by the Federal Reserve, have brought back memories of the 1970s and all of the economic and political disasters of those years.

James K. Galbraith ·


CBO Not Competent to Assess Economics of Minimum Wage in "Unreliable" New Report

CBO should not have published this report, and no one should rely on it.

James K. Galbraith ·


Open Letter From 40+ Economists Regarding Ecuador and the Dollar

Not only has leading presidential candidate Andrés Arauz emphasized that he is committed to maintaining the dollar as the national currency, he and his party have a long track record of taking strong measures to make sure that dollarization did not come under threat.

James K. Galbraith ·


A Refutation of Neoliberalism's Defenders in Ecuador

Dozens of economists challenge criticism of previous open letter

James K. Galbraith ·


50+ Economists Warn Against Neoliberalism's Return in Ecuador

Ahead of upcoming elections, a call for austerity and economic policies structured for the elites to be left in the nation's past

Ha-Joon Chang ·



Europe's Malpractice of Greece

The Greek patient is in a bad way and needs a potent remedy to make a swift recovery, but Europe's financial hospital seems to have forgotten its Hippocratic Oath.

James K. Galbraith ·


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