Joseph Stiglitz

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Joseph Eugene Stiglitz (; born February 9, 1943) is an American New Keynesian economist, a public policy analyst, and a full professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Stiglitz has received more than 2,483,255 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Joseph Stiglitz is the 22nd most popular economist, the 366th most popular biography from United States (down from 338th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Economist.

Joseph Stiglitz is an economist who is most famous for his work in the fields of macroeconomics and international trade. He has served as the Chief Economist of the World Bank, a Professor at Stanford University, and a professor at Columbia University.

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Among economists, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 22 out of 414Before him are John Law, Gunnar Myrdal, Paul Samuelson, Jean-Baptiste Say, Mario Draghi, and Amartya Sen. After him are Alexander Hamilton, Jacques Delors, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Henri Fayol, Carl Menger, and Simon Kuznets.

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Among people born in 1943, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 25Before him are Keith Richards, Sadako Sasaki, Ben Kingsley, Louise Glück, Christopher Walken, and Elena Ferrante. After him are Salvatore Adamo, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Tarja Halonen, Mohammad Khatami, Howard Gardner, and Horst Köhler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 366 out of 20,380Before him are Christopher Lloyd (1938), Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Mike Tyson (1966), Romina Power (1951), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), and Jennifer Lopez (1969). After him are Jerry Lewis (1926), Jefferson Davis (1808), Harry Nilsson (1941), Harvey Keitel (1939), Willis Lamb (1913), and Owen Chamberlain (1920).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 3Before him are Milton Friedman (1912), and Paul Samuelson (1915). After him are Michael Porter (1947), Herbert A. Simon (1916), Elinor Ostrom (1933), Robert Solow (1924), Paul Krugman (1953), Gary Becker (1930), Murray Rothbard (1926), Thorstein Veblen (1857), and Douglass North (1920).