April 18, 2012
James K. Galbraith presents his study of the world economy just before the great crisis
April 19, 2012
James K. Galbraith: The Bush years - Growth demanded new markets among debtors who previously had not qualified for mortgages
James K. Galbraith teaches economics at the University of Texas where he is a Senior Scholar of the Levy Economics Institute and the Chair of the Board of Economists for Peace and Security. The son of renowned economist, the late, John Kenneth Galbraith, he writes a column called "Econoclast" for Mother Jones, and occasional commentary in many other publications, including The Texas Observer, The American Prospect, and The Nation. He is an occasional commentator for Public Radio International's Marketplace.He directs the University of Texas Inequality Project, an informal research group based at the LBJ School.