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Jason Furman

Appointment
Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy
Office Address
79 John F. Kennedy St. Ofer Bldg 407
617-495-8331
Furman, Jason, and Peter Orszag. "A Firm-Level Perspective on the Role of Rents in the Rise in Inequality." Toward a Just Society: Joseph Stiglitz and Twenty-First Century Economics. Ed. Martin Guzman. Columbia University Press, 2018.

Abstract

Joseph Stiglitz is one of the world’s greatest economists. He has made fundamental contributions to economic theory in areas such as inequality, the implications of imperfect and asymmetric information, and competition, and he has been a major figure in policy making, a leading public intellectual, and a remarkably influential teacher and mentor. This collection of essays influenced by Stiglitz’s work celebrates his career as a scholar and teacher and his aspiration to put economic knowledge in the service of creating a fairer world.