Joseph Stiglitz

American economist, professor, and recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics
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Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor of Jewish descent. He works at Columbia University.

Joseph Stiglitz
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World Bank Chief Economist
In office
1997–2000
Preceded byMichael Bruno
Succeeded byNicholas Stern
17th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors
In office
June 28, 1995 – February 13, 1997
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byLaura Tyson
Succeeded byJanet Yellen
Personal details
Born
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz

(1943-02-09) February 9, 1943 (age 77)
Gary, Indiana
NationalityUnited States
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jane Hannaway (1978–?; divorced)
Anya Schiffrin (m. 2004)
Alma materAmherst College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

He won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979). He is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank, and is a former member, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.[1][2]

He is known for his critical view of the management of globalization, free-market economists (whom he calls "free market fundamentalists"), and some international institutions like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Former Chief Economists". http://econ.worldbank.org. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. "Former Members of the Council". whitehouse.gov.

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