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Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph StiglitzAKA Joseph Eugene Stiglitz

Born: 9-Feb-1943
Birthplace: Gary, IN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist, Author
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ex-Chief Economist of the World Bank

Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during President Clinton's first term.

Father: Nathaniel Stiglitz
Mother: Charlotte Stiglitz
Wife: (div.)
Wife: (div.)
Wife: Anya Schiffrin (m. 29-Oct-2004)

    University: Amherst College (1960-63)
    University: PhD, MIT (1967)
    University: Cambridge University
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Professor: Yale University (1970)
    Professor: Columbia University
    Teacher: Princeton University
    Teacher: Stanford University
    Administrator: Trustee, Amherst College

    US Council of Economic Advisers
    Econometric Society Fellow (1973)
    Economists for Peace and Security Trustee
    American Philosophical Society 1998
    Center for Economic and Policy Research Advisory Board
    Center for Global Development Honorary Member
    Federation of American Scientists Board of Sponsors
    World Bank
    National Academy of Sciences 1988
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1983
    Bretton Woods Committee
    Cordell Hull Institute Board of Directors
    Obama for America
    Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist, Senior Fellow
    Fulbright 1965
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1969
    Nobel Prize for Economics 2001 (with George A. Akerlof and A. Michael Spence)
    John Bates Clark Medal 1979

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Author of books:
Whither Socialism? (1996, MIT Press)
Principles of Macroeconomics, Third Edition (2002, with Carl E. Walsh)
Principles of Microeconomics, Third Edition (2002, with Carl E. Walsh)
Economics, Third Edition (2002, with Carl E. Walsh)
Peasants Versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development (2002, with Raaj K. Sah)
Globalization and Its Discontents (2002)
Towards a New Paradigm in Monetary Economics (2003, with Bruce Greenwald)
The Roaring Nineties (2003)

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