AUDIO: Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz addresses UBI on the Ezra Klien Show

AUDIO: Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz addresses UBI on the Ezra Klien Show

Economist Joseph Stiglitz was awarded a Nobel Prize in 2001 for his work on information asymmetries in the market. He was Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton and Chief Economist of the World Bank from 1997 to 2000. And he is a supporter of universal basic income (UBI).

On October 25, 2016, Stiglitz was the featured guest on Vox editor Ezra Klein’s podcast, The Ezra Klein Show. Although the question was not a focal point of the 70 minute interview, Klein did ask Stiglitz whether he favors a UBI in the United States.

The famed economist […]

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