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Question 1: In 1985, he was a guest scholar at the ________.
Brookings InstitutionFranklin D. RooseveltUnited StatesProject for the New American Century

Question 2: Galbraith is the son of renowned economist ________ and Catherine (Kitty) Atwater Galbraith, and the brother of former diplomat and commentator Peter W. Galbraith.
Milton FriedmanJohn Kenneth GalbraithKeynesian economicsInstitutional economics

Question 3: He earned his BA, magna cum laude, from Harvard in 1974 and Ph.D from Yale in 1981, both in ________.
Heterodox economicsKeynesian economicsEconomicsMoney

Question 4: James K. Galbraith (born January 29, 1952) is an American ________ who writes frequently for mainstream and liberal publications on economic topics.
EconomicsEconomistFriedrich von HayekKeynesian economics

Question 5: From 1974 to 1975, Galbraith studied as a ________ at King's College, Cambridge.
Yale UniversityDuke UniversityMarshall ScholarshipHarvard University

Question 6: UTIP is also noted for replacing the established ________ with the Theil index as the measurement of choice for comparing inequality between groups, regions and countries.
DenmarkGini coefficientLorenz curveUnited States

Question 7: He is currently a professor at the ________ and at the Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin.
University of Texas at Austin College of Fine ArtsMcCombs School of BusinessUniversity of Texas at Austin College of CommunicationLyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Question 8: [2] He argued strongly that Keynesian economics offered a solution to the ________ whereas monetarist polices would deepen the recession.
Financial crisis of 2007–2010Subprime crisis impact timelineSubprime mortgage crisisRegulatory responses to the subprime crisis

Question 9: From 1981 to 1982, Galbraith served on the staff of the ________, eventually as Executive Director of the Joint Economic Committee.
110th United States CongressUnited States SenateUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States Congress







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