Join Otis for the launch of the 2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region, featuring a special lecture by Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz, recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
Lecture- The Great Divide: America's inequality, its causes and consequences
Dr. Stiglitz is a former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for the World Bank and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. His research on globalization, information economics, and inequality has made him the 4th most cited economist in the world today. He is a Professor at Columbia University where he serves as Co-Chair of the Committee on Global Thought. Since 2012, Dr. Stiglitz has been President of the International Economic Association. An author of over 300 articles, Dr. Stiglitz has received over 40 honorary doctorates. In addition to his Nobel Prize, he has been awarded France’s Legion of Honor and the John Bates Clark Medal from the American Economic Association.
Michael H. Kelly is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring a path for economic growth and the creation and retention of quality jobs in the greater Los Angeles region. Prior to joining the Coalition, Mr. Kelly has worked in both the public and private sectors to successfully promote policies that support economic growth.
February 25, 2016 2:30–5 pm
The Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
2:30–3 pm Registration
3–4 pm Lecture by Dr. Stiglitz, followed by Q&A with Michael H. Kelly
4–5 pm Reception
Email Claudia Krumlauf or (310) 665-6858
Enter on 15th Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90015
$15 Credit Cards only
Metro: Grand/LATTC Station Blue Line (801)
Bus: Washington/Figueroa Station | 4, 35, 81, Dash F, and Silver Line