Edmund S. Phelps is the 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics and director of Columbia’s Center on Capitalism and Society. His most recent book is Mass Flourishing.


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Greece and the Rest of Us: A Discussion

Edmund Phelps

Following the election of a pro-bailout party in Greece on June 17, the new Greek government being formed this week will try once more to negotiate a solution to its intractable debt crisis that will keep it in the eurozone. But how did Greece get into this situation in the first place? Are other countries at risk of falling into the same predicament? In a panel discussion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this year sponsored by the Review and Fritt Ord, these and other questions were explored by Paul Krugman, Edmund Phelps, Jeffrey Sachs, and George Soros. —The Editors