jeffrey sachs

jeffrey sachs

Globalization, Technological Change, and Inequality: Jeffrey Sachs and Paul Krugman in Conversation

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Economists Jeffrey Sachs and Paul Krugman engage in a discussion moderated by Gillian Tett, US managing editor of the Financial Times. The panelists explore the intersection of globalization, technology, and inequality and how these issues relate to recent crises. Sachs is a professor of economics at Columbia, a senior UN advisor, and author of bestselling books, including The End of Poverty. Krugman is a Nobel laureate, New York Times columnist and author, professor at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School, and distinguished scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center at the GC, where he joins the economics faculty in Fall 2015. Presented on May 4, 2015, by GC Public Programs; co-sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in Economics.