Global Inequality and Global MacroeconomicsProf. James Galbraith, Senior Scholar with the Levy Economics Institute, University of Texas
James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen, jr. Chair of Government/Business Relations at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Senior Scholar with the Levy Economics Institute, and Chair of the Board of Economists for Peace and Security, an international association of professional economists. Galbraith is the author of five books and several hundred scholarly and policy articles. He holds degrees from Harvard and Yale (Ph.D. in Economics, 1981). He studied economics as a Marshall Scholar at King's College, Cambridge, and later served on the staff of the U.S. Congress, including as Executive Director of the Joint Economic Committee. He held a Fulbright Distinguished Visiting Lectureship in China in the summer of 2001, and was named a Carnegie Scholar in 2003.
Venue: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht