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Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Learning and Economic Development

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)

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