This is a nice summary of Joe Stiglitz lecture on his new book:
Learning and economic development, by Diane Coyle: Joseph Stiglitz gave today’s Jean-Jacques Laffont lecture at the Toulouse School of Economics’ Tiger forum, talking about his new book, Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development and Social Progress. The two themes of the lecture were that sustained growth needs a ‘learning society’, and that markets alone can’t create this. ...
Also looking forward to this session. I believe it will be livecast at 1 pm (scroll down, 4 am PST, 7 am EST):
New Stances of Globalization:
Presented by : Diane Coyle,vice-chair, BBC Trust
- Hélène Rey (London Business School)
- Dani Rodrik (Institute for Advanced Study)
- Joseph Stiglitz (Colombia University)