This week: size matters when there’s scarce abundance, and what the tech?
Governments’ lack of response to rising inequality is not a problem of knowledge or public support.
Is our economic system fundamentally broken? Has radical inequality become our inevitable global future, or can significant overhaul of public policy “fix it”? Professor Stiglitz will discuss these topics in conversation with Dr Alexandra Heath, Head of the Economic Analysis Department at the Reserve Bank of Australia.
On 15 November, Professor Stiglitz will deliver the much-anticipated 2018 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture and will be awarded the Prize at the Sydney Town Hall.
Having cities of all sizes will increase people’s choices of where to live and work.
Clary Castrission, the founder and CEO of 40K, shares his thoughts on technology, poverty, and inequality around the future of business.
Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are also generating significantly unequal incomes.