Joseph Stiglitz in conversation with Jason Kirby, August 25, 2015, in New York. (Photograph by Geoffrey Knott) Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, a professor of economics at Columbia University, has written extensively about inequality in America, including his latest book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them . He’ll be a visiting scholar in the new Lind Initiative U.S. Studies at the University of British Columbia this fall. Q: We’ve seen signs of recovery in the U.S. economy. Does the recent stock market turmoil threaten that?
A: First, I’d say it’s not a strong recovery. […]