Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Talk: "Capital and Inequality: Up from Piketty," by James K. Galbraith, LBJ School, UT Austin

Mon, September 15, 2014 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

James K. Galbraith holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster, September 2014.

Mark Metzler, Professor of History and Asian Studies, and
IHS Program Coordinator 2014-15, UT Austin

Suggested reading for this talk:

James K. Galbraith, "Kapital for the Twenty-First Century?", Dissent, Spring 2014

Those wanting further detail can turn to:

Galbraith, et al., "The UTIP Global Inequality Data Sets 1963-2008"

Professor Galbraith's website, with links to many of his publications:

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP, please email Courtney by 9 a.m., Friday, Sep. 12.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History

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