James K. Galbraith appears in the following:
Monday, July 06, 2015
What would a fair deal look like for the Greek economy? Economists publishing a series of letters in the Financial Times have an idea for an "economically sane and humane" decision.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Central banks around the world are preparing for Greece's exit from the Eurozone after negotiators failed to reach an agreement on economic reforms and debt restructuring.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Yesterday, the International Monetary Fund called off its latest round of negotiations with Greece over its crippling debt. We look at what's ahead for Greece.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
There are around 70 million people born between 1946 and 1964 — known widely as Baby Boomers. Around 65 million of those people are in the workforce today and of those, 28.7 million are over the age of 55. What if those positions were suddenly freed up? How many jobs would that mean for the nearly 11.5 million people under the age of 55 currently unemployed? What economic benefits are there for companies, who would get cheaper insurance premiums with a younger staff? And what kind of stress would this put on Medicare and Social Security?
Monday, January 12, 2009
President-elect Obama's ambitious and optimistic recovery plan has both cheerleaders and critics. We're looking at the plan from both sides. The Takeaway talks to Diana Furchtgott-Roth, a Senior Fellow at The Hudson Institute and former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, and James Galbraith, professor and economist at the University of Texas, Austin and author of The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too
, about their take on the economic stimulus plan.
"If Americans have the money in their pockets they can spend it faster than Uncle Sam, they can spend it right away, they can make better use of it."
— Diana Furchtgott-Roth on how to craft a better stimulus plan
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Friday, May 09, 2008
A commenter on our website chided us for not exploring the connection between speculation in the commodities market and the world-wide food crisis. We follow up and explore this under-the-radar factor with James Galbraith
, Professor of Government at the University of Texas