Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
6,760 (6,846)983,114 (3.7)70
Joseph Stiglitz is professor of economics at Columbia University. Influential economist and Columbia University professor Joseph Eugene Stiglitz was born in Gary, Indiana on February 9, 1943. He received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his Ph.D. from MIT in 1967. He was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal in 1979 and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001. Stiglitz has taught at Yale University, Stanford University, Duke University, Oxford University, and Princeton University. In 2000, he founded the Initiative for Policy Dialogue. Stiglitz worked for the Clinton Administration beginning in 1993 and was the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1995 to 1997. For the next three years he served as the World Bank's Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. Stiglitz chaired the Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System in 2009. He has written several hundred articles and many books, including Making Globalization Work and Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy. His title The Price of Inequality made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Globalization and Its Discontents
… (more)
Globalization and Its Discontents 2,217 copies, 18 reviews
Economics 60 copies

Joseph E. Stiglitz has 7 past events. (show)

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Joseph E. Stiglitz's book Freefall was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.7)
1 12
1.5 1
2 49
2.5 8
3 163
3.5 42
4 273
4.5 24
5 113

Author pictures (3)


(see all 3 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Joseph E. Stiglitz is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Joseph E. Stiglitz is composed of 20 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 173,687,305 books! | Top bar: Always visible