Joseph Stiglitz

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Joseph Eugene Stiglitz (; born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and public policy analyst, who is University 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 1,919,613 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Joseph Stiglitz is the 24th most popular economist (up from 32nd in 2019), the 397th most popular biography from United States (up from 452nd in 2019) and the 5th 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 24 out of 315Before him are Jean-Baptiste Say, Henri Fayol, Barack Obama Sr., Herbert A. Simon, Amartya Sen, and Frédéric Passy. After him are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, William Petty, Simon Kuznets, Ronald Coase, Friedrich List, and Wassily Leontief.

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Among people born in 1943, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 23Before him are Christopher Walken, Roger Waters, Toto Cutugno, Sadako Sasaki, Albano Carrisi, and Khalifa Haftar. After him are Malcolm McDowell, Terrence Malick, Johnny Hallyday, Richard Wright, Howard Gardner, and Horst Köhler.

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Among people born in United States, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 397 out of 15,968Before him are James Buchanan (1791), Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936), Charles Goodyear (1800), Willis Carrier (1876), Alexander Calder (1898), and Paulette Goddard (1910). After him are Boris Johnson (1964), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Jeff Bridges (1949), Janet Leigh (1927), Thomas Wolfe (1900), and Sharon Stone (1958).

Among ECONOMISTS In United States

Among economists born in United States, Joseph Stiglitz ranks 5Before him are Milton Friedman (1912), Philip Kotler (1931), Paul Samuelson (1915), and Herbert A. Simon (1916). After him are Michael Porter (1947), Elinor Ostrom (1933), Oliver E. Williamson (1932), Gary Becker (1930), Thorstein Veblen (1857), Kenneth Arrow (1921), and James Tobin (1918).

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