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Crisis, Depression, Stagnation – and the Need for a New Deal

Talk by James Galbraith (University of Texas, Austin)

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Time: 23.10.2018 06 pm - 08 pm

The renowned economist James Galbraith talks about current economic developments and the future of economic growth worldwide. He challenges the idea of a possible return to 'easy' growth in the capitalist centers and predicts permanently low growth rates in these regions. He outlines ways and measures to prevent a new economic crisis and shows what politics and economic actors should learn from the crisis of 2008/2009.

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James Galbraith is professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.  He is the author of numerous books, including "The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth" (Simon & Schuster, 2014).