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Joseph Stiglitz (born February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 325 days remaining, 326 in leap years. February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19... February 9, 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. Years: 1940 1941 1942 - 1943 - 1944 1945 1946 Decades: 1910s 1920s 1930s - 1940s - 1950s 1960s 1970s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1943 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics... 1943) is an For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). The United States of America, also referred to as the United States, U.S.A., U.S., US, America¹, or the States, is a federal republic of fifty states, mostly in central North America. The U.S. has three land... American economist, author and winner of The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences (Swe. Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), often colloquially called The Nobel Prize in Economics or The Nobel Prize for Economics, is different from the rest of prizes awarded at the Nobel Prize ceremony in that it is... Nobel Prize for economics ( This article is about the year 2001. For information on the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, see A movie poster from the original release of 2001 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) is an immensely popular and influential science fiction film and book; the film directed by Stanley Kubrick and the... 2001). He is one of the most famous contemporary economists and in addition to scholarly work he has published a number of books aimed at a general readership. He is best known for his critical view of globalization and international institutions like the The flag of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is the international organization responsible for managing the global financial system and for providing loans to its member states to help alleviate balance of payments problems. Part of its mission is to help countries that experience serious... International Monetary Fund while holding the extremely influential positions as Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in The Romance languages, also called Romanic languages, are a subfamily of the Italic languages, specifically the descendants of the Vulgar Latin dialects spoken by the common people evolving in different areas after the break-up of the Roman Empire. Latin itself... World Bank.

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Early life


Stiglitz was born in Gary is a city located in Lake County in northwest Indiana in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 102,746. It borders Lake Michigan and is known for its large steel mills, emissions from which are often visible from... Gary, State of Indiana (Flag of Indiana) (Seal of Indiana) State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1.5%) Population (2000... Indiana, to Charlotte and Nathaniel Stiglitz. From 1960 to 1963, he studied at Amherst College is an independent liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. It is the third oldest college in Massachusetts. It has been coeducational since 1975. Contents // 1 History 1.1 Origin of name 1.2 Amherst Academy 1.3 Williams College 1.4 Presidents of the College 2 Academics... Amherst College. He went to MIT redirects here. For other uses, see MIT (disambiguation). Motto Mens et Manus (mind and hand) Established 1861 School type Private President Susan Hockfield Location Cambridge, Mass., USA Enrollment 4,112 undergraduate, 6,228 graduate Faculty 974 Campus Urban Athletics 42 varsity teams Homepage web.mit.edu The Massachusetts Institute... MIT for his fourth year as an undergraduate, where he later pursued graduate work. From 1965 to 1966, he studied at University of Cambridge Motto Hinc lucem et pocula sacra From here [the university] [we receive] light and sacred draughts [knowledge]. Established 1209 Chancellor HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Vice-Chancellor Professor Alison Richard Location Cambridge, United Kingdom Students 16,000 total (4,700 graduate) Member of Russell Group, Coimbra Group... Cambridge University after receiving a The Fulbright Program is program of educational grants (Fulbright Fellowships) sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. It was established to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge and... Fulbright Fellowship. In subsequent years, he taught at MIT and Yale University Motto אורים ותמים Lux et veritas (Light and truth) Established 1701 School type Private President Richard C. Levin Location New Haven, Connecticut, USA Campus Urban 800+ acres (3.2 km²) Enrollment 5,350 undergraduate, 6,000 graduate and professional Faculty... Yale. Stiglitz currently teaches at the Columbia Business School (of Columbia University Motto In lumine tuo videbimus lumen (In thy light we shall see light) Established 1754 School type Private President Lee C. Bollinger Location New York City, New York, USA Campus Urban, 32.6 acres (132,000 m ) Morningside Enrollment 7,114 undergraduate, 14,692... Graduate School of Business and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University Motto In lumine tuo videbimus lumen (In thy light we shall see light) Established 1754 School type Private President Lee C. Bollinger Location New York City, New York, USA Campus Urban, 32.6 acres (132,000 m ) Morningside Enrollment 7,114 undergraduate, 14,692 graduate, professional, and medical... Columbia University and is editor of The Economists' Voice journal with J. Bradford DeLong (b. Boston, June 24, 1960) is an economist and weblogger. A member of the Clinton Administration economic team, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy under Alicia Munnell from 1993 to 1995. He currently teaches at the University of California at Berkeley and... J. Bradford DeLong and Aaron Edlin.


In addition to making numerous influential contributions to Microeconomics is the study of the economic behaviour of individual consumers, firms, and industries and the distribution of production and income among them. It considers individuals both as suppliers of labour and capital and as the ultimate consumers of the final product. On the other hand, it analyses firms both... microeconomics, Stiglitz has played number of policy roles. He served in the William Jefferson Clinton Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. Start the Bill-clinton.jpg article (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Image:Bill-clinton.jpg&action=edit) If you have created this page in the past few minutes and it has... Clinton Administration as the chair of the President's The Council of Economic Advisers is a group of economists set up to advise the President of the United States. It is a part of the Executive Office of the President of the United States, and provides much of the economic policy of the White House. Past members have included... Council of Economic Advisors ( 1995 was a This is the calendar for any common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A). (A common year is a year with 365 days -- in other words, not a leap year.) January February March Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa... 1995 1997 is a This is the calendar for a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E), e.g. 2003. (A common year is a year with 365 days — in other words, not a leap year.) January Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4... 1997). At the The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in The Romance languages, also called Romanic languages, are a subfamily of the Italic languages, specifically the descendants of the Vulgar Latin dialects spoken by the common people evolving in different areas after the break-up of the Roman Empire. Latin itself... World Bank, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Economist ( 1997 is a This is the calendar for a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E), e.g. 2003. (A common year is a year with 365 days — in other words, not a leap year.) January Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4... 1997 This page is about the year 2000. See Note: This is an article about the British comic book 2000 AD, rather than the year 2000 2000 AD logo 2000 AD is a weekly British science fiction oriented comic. The publication, which serialises a number of separate stories each prog (see... 2000), in the time when unprecedented protest against international economic organizations started, most prominently with the Seattle skyline Seattle, Washington (Flag of Seattle) (Seal of Seattle) City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land  ... Seattle On November 30, 1999, the World Trade Organization convened in Seattle, Washington, USA, for what was to be the launch of a new millennial round of trade negotiations. The negotiations, which were unsuccessful, were quickly overshadowed by massive and controversial street protests outside the hotels and convention center, in what... WTO meeting of 1999. Stiglitz was forced out of the World Bank by The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the finance minister of the Federal Government of the United States. He or she is head of the United States Department of the Treasury, concerned with finance and monetary matters, and, until 2003, some issues of national security and defense. Most of... Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Lawrence Henry Summers (born November 30, 1954) is an American economist, politician, and academic. He is the current and 27th President of Harvard University. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Summers is the son of two economists, as well as the nephew of two Nobel laureates in economics: Paul... Lawrence Summers. In July 2000 Stiglitz founded the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) to help developing countries explore policy alternatives, and enable wider civic participation in economic policymaking.


Stiglitz' most famous research was on screening, a technique used by one economic agent to extract otherwise private information from another. It was for this contribution to the theory of In economics, information asymmetry occurs when one party to a transaction has more or better information than the other party. (It has also been called asymmetrical information and markets with asymmetrical information). Typically it is the seller that knows more about the product than the buyer, however, it is possible... information asymmetries that he shared the Nobel prize with George Arthur Akerlof (born June 17, 1940) is an American economist and Koshland Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He won the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 2001 (shared with Michael Spence and Joseph E. Stiglitz). In The Market... George A. Akerlof and Michael Spence is a winner of Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, along with George A. Akerlof and Joseph E. Stiglitz, for their work on the dynamics of information flows and market development. In the current technological environment - with ever more abundant information flows... A. Michael Spence.


Along with his technical economic publications, Stiglitz is the author of Whither Socialism, a non-mathematical book providing an introduction to the theories behind economic socialism's failure in Eastern Europe, the role of imperfect information in markets, and misconceptions about how truly "free market" the free market capitalist system is. In 2002, he wrote Globalization and Its Discontents is a book written by the 2001 Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. It was published in W.W. Norton & Company in June 2002 with ISBN 0393051242. It mainly concerns the international financial institutions, in particular the IMF and how it mishandled the world economy. The... Globalization and Its Discontents, where he asserts that the The flag of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is the international organization responsible for managing the global financial system and for providing loans to its member states to help alleviate balance of payments problems. Part of its mission is to help countries that experience serious... International Monetary Fund puts the interest of "its largest shareholder," the United States, above those of the poorer nations it was designed to serve. Stiglitz offers some reasons why globalization has engendered the hostility of protesters, such as those at Seattle and Genoa. In 2003, Stiglitz published The Roaring Nineties, his analysis of the boom and bust of the 1990s.


Personal information

Stiglitz's first two marriages ended in divorce. He was married for the third time on October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. October Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20... October 29, 2004 is a This is a calendar for any leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC), e.g. 2004. January February March Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 1 2 3... 2004, to Anya Schiffrin is co-director of the International Media and Communications (IMC) program and an adjunct professor at Columbia University in New York City, where she teaches Topics in International Business and Economic Reporting. She was editor-in-chief of the Istanbul_based daily newspaper The Turkish Times, a stringer for... Anya Schiffrin, who works at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.


Quotations

  • April This article is about the year 2001. For information on the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, see A movie poster from the original release of 2001 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) is an immensely popular and influential science fiction film and book; the film directed by Stanley Kubrick and the... 2001 — on the The flag of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is the international organization responsible for managing the global financial system and for providing loans to its member states to help alleviate balance of payments problems. Part of its mission is to help countries that experience serious... International Monetary Fund
    • "When a nation is down and out, the IMF takes advantage and squeezes the last pound of blood out of them. They turn up the heat until, finally, the whole cauldron blows up. It has condemned people to death. They don't care if people live or die. The policies undermine This article is part of the series on Politics Politics Political philosophy Systems: aristocracy, autocracy, democracy, despotism, monarchy, oligarchy, plutocracy, theocracy and tyranny. Democracy is a form of government under which the power to alter the laws and structures of government lies, ultimately, with the citizenry. Under such a system... democracy...it's a little like the Middle Ages by region Medieval Britain Medieval France Medieval Germany Medieval Italy Medieval Spain Byzantine Empire by topic Art Literature Poetry Music Architecture Philosophy Universities Technology Warfare Fortifications The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of... Middle Ages or the There were two Opium Wars between Britain and China. In the second, France also participated alongside Britain. Contents // 1 The growth of the opium trade (1650-1773) 2 The East India Company (1773-1833) 3 From the Napier Affair through the First Opium War (1834-1843) 4 The opening of... Opium Wars" (Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (ISBN 0452283914, Penguin Plume USA) is a 2002 book written by Greg Palast. It is about corporate corruption, finance, globalization, political corruption, and the United States presidential election of 2000. External links Authors website (http://www.gregpalast.com) Excerpts from the author... The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, p.50-53)

Publications

  • Stiglitz, Joseph (2002). Globalization and Its Discontents W. W. Norton & Company ISBN 0393051242
  • Stiglitz, Joseph (2004). The Roaring Nineties. Why We're Paying the Price for the Greediest Decade in History Penguin ISBN 0141014318

External links

  • Joseph Stiglitz's homepage (http://www-1.gsb.columbia.edu/faculty/jstiglitz/index.cfm)
  • Stiglitz explains how the IMF destroys nations (http://www.alternet.org/story/12652)
  • The Economists' Voice (http://www.bepress.com/ev)
  • Autobiographical essay in acceptance of the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (http://www.nobel.se/economics/laureates/2001/stiglitz-autobio.html)
  • Robert Wade, US Hegemony and the World Bank: Stiglitz's firing and Kanbur's resignation (http://sociology.berkeley.edu/faculty/evans/evans_pdf/Wade.pdf), New Left Review



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Joseph E. Stiglitz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (611 words)
Joseph Stiglitz (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist, author and winner of the John Bates Clark Medal (1979) and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (2001).
Stiglitz was born in Gary, Indiana, to Charlotte and Nathaniel Stiglitz.
Stiglitz is currently a Professor at Columbia University, with appointments at the Business School, the Department of Economics and the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and is editor of The Economists' Voice journal with J.
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