The Inaugural Amartya Sen Lecture Series at LSE
Date: Thursday 28 June 2012
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Joseph E Stiglitz
Discussant: Professor Amartya Sen
Introduced by: Professor Mary Kaldor
Chair: Professor Oriana Bandiera
Joseph E Stiglitz was chief economist at the World Bank until January 2000. He is currently University Professor at Columbia University and won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001.
Amartya Sen teaches economics and philosophy at Harvard University, and was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, until 2004. He won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1998. Professor Sen is an honorary fellow of LSE.
This event is supported by LSE's Department of International Development and STICERD.
Professor Stiglitz will also be speaking on Friday 29 June at 6.30pm about his new book, details of the event: The Price of Inequality.
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A copy of Professor Joseph Stiglitz's PowerPoint presentation is available to download. Download Creating a Learning Society (pdf)
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