Sergio Fajardo and Emmanuel Saez
"Inequality Across the Americas"
, 2012

November 19, 2012

A larger version of this video is available here.

Sergio Fajardo was elected governor of Antioquia (economically the most important province of Colombia) in 2011. As Mayor of Medellín (2003-2007), he received international recognition for his innovative and effective policies.  Governor Fajardo holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
- Article featuring Sergio Fajardo speaking on violence for CLAS (.pdf)

Emmanuel Saez is Professor of Economics and directs the Center for Equitable Growth at UC Berkeley.  Among many honors, he was awarded the John Bates Clark medal by the American Economics Association in 2009 and a MacArthur Fellowship for his research on income inequality in 2010.
- Article from the New York Times on Professor Saez' work
- Paul Krugman column featuring the work of Piketty and Saez

Emmanuel Saez and Sergio Fajardo, November 2012.
Emmanuel Saez speaks as Sergio Fajardo listens live from Medellín, Colombia, November 2012.
(Photo by Jim Block.)
Emmanuel Saez, Sergio Fajardo and Harley Shaiken, November 2012.
Emmanuel Saez and Sergio Fajardo take questions from the audience in Berkeley and worldwide with moderator Harley Shaiken, November 2012.
(Photo by Jim Block.)
Audience for Fajardo and Saez in Berkeley, November 2012.
The Berkeley audience poses questions for both Professor Saez and Governor Fajardo, November 2012.
(Photo by Jim Block.)
The technology setup enabling the Saez and Fajardo dialogue, Berkeley, November 2012.
The technology setup enabling the live conversation between Berkeley and Medellín, Colombia,
November 2012.
(Photo by Jim Block.)
Professor Saez and Harley Shaiken, November 2012.
Emmanuel Saez speaks with moderator Harley Shaiken prior to the dialogue, November 2012.
(Photo by Jim Block.)
The various parts of the program, Fajardo and Saez, November 2012.
The various video streams being woven together live to provide the webcast for the dialogue between Professor Saez and Governor Fajardo, November 2012.
(Photo by Jim Block.)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 
 
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