On September 23rd, the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia welcomed Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz to participate in a panel discussion on Inequality in North America. Stiglitz, and fellow panelists Nicole Fortin, Craig Riddell, Thomas Lemieux and David Green, provided a truthful and informative account of the causes and consequences of growing inequality in domestic and global markets.

A video of the event is now available for free viewing online.

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Dan Gardner
Dan Gardner is a journalist, author, lecturer, and a former editor of Policy Options. He was a national affairs columnist and an investigative features writer at the Ottawa Citizen, where his work won or was nominated for every major Canadian newspaper journalism prize. Prior to becoming a journalist, Gardner was senior policy adviser to Ontario's minister of education and social policy adviser to Ontario's premier. He is the author of Risk: The Science and Politics of Fear (2008), Future Babble: Why Expert Predictions Fail and Why We Believe Them Anyway (2011), and co-author (with Philip Tetlock) of Superforecasting: The Art And Science of Prediction (2015). His books have been published in eighteen countries and sixteen languages. He holds a master's degree in modern history from York University and a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School.

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