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James Galbraith

James Galbraith

Professor of Public Affairs & Former Executive Director, Congressional Joint Economic Committee

James Galbraith is an economist and professor of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He was executive director of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress in the early 1980s and previously chaired the board of Economists for Peace and Security. Galbraith is the author of several books, including "Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know."