Economics

Panel Discussion: "Global Economy: Crisis Without End" with George Soros, Paul Krugman, Jeffrey Sachs, Edmund Phelps, and Robert Silvers

Paul Krugman; Edmund Phelps; Jeffrey Sachs; George Soros

About the Program

Robert Silvers, editor of the New York Review of Books, moderates a panel discussion on the current global economic crisis.  Participating in the discussion are: George Soros, author of "Financial Turmoil in Europe and the United States; Paul Krugman, author of "End This Depression Now!"; Jeffrey Sachs, author of "The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity"; and Edmund Phelps, author of "Rewarding Work."  This event was hosted by the New York Review of Books and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.      

About the Authors

George Soros

George Soros is the chairman of Soros Fund Management and the founder and chairman of the Open Society Foundations.  He is the author of many books, including "The Crash of 2008." "The Crisis of Global Capitalism," and "Underwriting Democracy." 


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Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman, a Nobel Prize winner, is a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University and a columnist for the New York Times.  His many books include, "The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008," "The Conscience of a Liberal," and "Peddling Prosperity."   


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Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs is a professor and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.  He also serves as special adviser to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals.  Prof. Sachs is the author of "Common Wealth," "The End of Poverty," and other books. 


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Edmund Phelps

Edmund Phelps is a professor of political economy and director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University.  He is a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.  Prof. Phelps' books include "Structural Slumps" and "Political Economy." 


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Panel Discussion: "Global Economy: Crisis Without End" with George Soros, Paul Krugman, Jeffrey Sachs, Edmund Phelps, and Robert Silvers

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  • Sunday, March 18th at 4pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 18th at 9am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 17th at 11pm (ET)
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