Joseph E. Stiglitz

Winner, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Awarded, John Bates Clark Medal

Joseph E. Stiglitz is university professor of economics at Columbia University; the winner of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics; and a lead author of the 1995 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He was chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton and chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank from 1997 to 2000. Stiglitz received the John Bates Clark Medal, awarded annually to the American economist under forty who has made the most significant contribution to the subject. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Cambridge University; held the Drummond Professorship at All Souls College, Oxford; and has taught at M.I.T., Yale, Stanford, and Princeton. He is a co-author (with Jean-Paul Fitoussi and Amartya Sen) of Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up and the author of The Stiglitz Report: Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Systems in the Wake of the Global Crisis, both published by The New Press. He is also the author of The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future. In 2011, Time named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people. He lives in New York City.

Books by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Mismeasuring Our Lives
Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up

Joseph E. Stiglitz, Amartya Sen, Jean-Paul Fitoussi

The Stiglitz Report
Reforming the International Monetary and Financial Systems in the Wake of the Global Crisis

Joseph E. Stiglitz