The Liu Institute is pleased to announce a new graduate course featuring Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate in economics. Dr. Stiglitz is a professor at Columbia University, former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and author of several books, the most recent being the best seller, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them (2015). The course features guest lectures by Professor Joseph Stiglitz and other preeminent scholars and leaders from diverse fields.
GPP 591: Global Inequality and the Work of Joseph Stiglitz
When: Fall Term 2015 on Fridays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am (1.5 hrs). Learn more on the UBC Student
Venue: Room 132 (Caseroom), Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 North West Marine Drive,
UBC Point Grey campus
Instructor: Taylor Owen, Liu Institute for Global Issues and the School of Journalism
Credit: 1.5 credits
Syllabus: A revised GPP 591 course curriculum includes outcomes, format,
requirements, assignments and readings for this course.
*This is subject to change.
Applications are now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by email.
Thank you for your interest.
This course is part of the new Lind Initiative in US Studies at UBC, which seeks to inspire students to become cultural, business, political and thought leaders and to ignite students’ critical and creative thinking to become active and informed global leaders. The Lind Initiative is made possible by a gift from Philip Lind (BA’66, LLD’02), Vice-Chairman of Rogers Communications Inc. with the goal of strengthening relationships and building understanding between Canada and the US.