james galbraith

Was the entire Greek debacle the result of greedy French and German bankers who made risky loans, who were then rescued by politicians?
The reason is quite simple: Those workers are also consumers. When the 99 percent earn more, they spend more, and the one percent can produce more and earn more themselves.
Galbraith, one of the top progressive economists in the country, said it would be a mistake to equate Lew's tenure at Citi
Left-leaning economists offered a variety of reactions to Thursday night's debate, including pleasure with Vice President
As the fiscal year comes to a close, President Barack Obama is facing another trillion dollar deficit, and he likely will
Nor was Krugman the only economist to draw a Great Depression comparison. Martin Feldstein, Harvard professor and former
"One of the challenges in our society is that the truth is kind of a disequalizer." Summers is quoted as saying. "One of
Whether or not the the #Occupy Wall Street protesters explicitly adopt policy proposals or only generate political energy for the spirit of them, the Krugman/Stiglitz Army is at last on the march.
University of Texas Economist James Galbraith tells NPR that government debt and federal deficits are good things that create
Many financial institutions are hopelessly insolvent, holding mountains of toxic waste that will never be worth anything. So why are we implementing policies that simply maintain a credit-based economy?
IMF Executive Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn is "cool under fire", as Central European University President John Shattuck said when introducing him, and didn't break his stride during his presentation at Kings College, University of Cambridge.
Fox News host Stuart Varney has lashed out at University of Texas economist James Galbraith for teaching his students "naked
I hate to think we've become a country that has lost the concept of public purpose, a country that allows corporations to poison the people who live nearby. But apparently they're too much for the trucking industry.
In June 2008, I used this space to call on then-Sen. Barack Obama to add economist James K. Galbraith's book, "The Predator
Arguing that Obama's economic approach is failing were James Galbraith of the University of Texas; Carnegie Mellon's Allan
In the last few years - even the last few decades, financial interests have used the lack of regulatory controls and increased
The need for federal aid for states is indisputable. But there are better ways to target stimulus funds than with a grant program like General Revenue Sharing.
At a time when many are questioning President Obama's commitment to transparency, he has announced that he wants to give more power to oversee systemic risk in the economy to the very non-transparent Federal Reserve.