Columbia professor and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics Joseph E. Stiglitz talks to Anya Schiffrin, editor of Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism From Around the World, about a wide range of global issues from economics to journalism to politics.

There will be a bookselling and booksigning of Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism From Around the World following the event.


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Brief Bios

Anya Schiffrin is the director of the media and communications specialization at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Schiffrin is on the advisory board of the Open Society Foundation’s Program on Independent Journalism and on the advisory board of Revenue Watch. Her most recent book is Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Reporting from Around the World (New Press, 2014). Her previous book (Co-edited with SIPA alum Eamon Kircher-Allen) was From Cairo to Wall Street: Voices from the Global Spring (New Press, 2012).

Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University and has taught at Stanford, Princeton, MIT and Yale. Stiglitz was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1993-95, during the Clinton administration, and served as CEA chairman from 1995-97. He then became Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank from 1997-2000. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for his analyses of markets with asymmetric information, and he was a lead author of the 1995 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He is the author of several bestsellers, including The Price of Inequality (WW Norton, 2012) and Globalization and Its Discontents (WW Norton, 2002).

Michael Massing, former executive editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, writes frequently on the press and foreign affairs for The New York Review of Books and elsewhere; Recipient of the prestigious Macarthur fellowship.

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  • Joseph Stiglitz in Conversation with Anya Schiffrin: Global Perspectives

    Original Air Date: Tue, Dec 2, 2014

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