Thursday, October 4, 2012

A Conversation on the State of the Economy with Joseph Stiglitz & Paul Krugman


 
Join us for the second annual Fashion and Finance Forum featuring Nobel Prize-winning economists Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman. They will discuss the consequences of increasing accumulated wealth at the very top of society, and the role and size of government spending in a depressed economic climate.

October 23, 2012, 7 PM
Morris W. and Fannie B. Haft Auditorium
Fashion Institute of Technology
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York City
RSVP: Online registration opens October 4, 2012

Tickets are $50 ($15 for FIT alumni) and include hardcover copies of the books The Price of Inequality by Joseph Stiglitz and End This Depression Now by Paul Krugman. Moderated by Robert Johnson , executive director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking
 
Joseph Stiglitz is a professor of economics at Columbia University. Stiglitz is the former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001.
Paul Krugman is a professor of economics at Princeton University and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Krugman has written over 20 books and more than 750 columns on economic and political issues for the Times. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2008.

The program is presented in partnership with the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

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