Joseph Stiglitz

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Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Eugene Stiglitz (; born February 9, 1943) is an American economist, public policy analyst, and a 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 and is a former member and chairman of the (US president's) Council of Economic Advisers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Stiglitz has received more than 1,651,282 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 32nd most popular economist.

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Among economists, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 32 out of 288Before him are William Petty, Ronald Coase, Jan Tinbergen, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Michael Porter, and Wassily Leontief. After him are Carl Menger, Elinor Ostrom, Alexander Hamilton, Friedrich List, Mario Draghi, and Jacques Delors.

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Among people born in 1943, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 24Before him are Khalifa Haftar, Christopher Walken, Sadako Sasaki, Malcolm McDowell, Salvatore Adamo, and Toto Cutugno. After him are John Kerry, Johnny Hallyday, Mohammad Khatami, Tarja Halonen, Jean-Jacques Annaud, and Horst Köhler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 452 out of 12,171Before him are Ted Kennedy (1932), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Glenn Close (1947), Mickey Rourke (1952), Joe Frazier (1944), and Michael Clarke Duncan (1957). After him are Ernest Borgnine (1917), Kathy Bates (1948), George Westinghouse (1846), Richard Widmark (1914), John Kerry (1943), and Michelle Pfeiffer (1958).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 6Before him are Milton Friedman (1912), Philip Kotler (1931), Paul Samuelson (1915), Herbert A. Simon (1916), and Michael Porter (1947). After him are Elinor Ostrom (1933), Gary Becker (1930), James Tobin (1918), Irving Fisher (1867), Thorstein Veblen (1857), and W. Edwards Deming (1900).