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Career

ADVISORY BOARD SERVICE
2011–present
Member, International Advisory Board Statoil
2008–present
Member, Advisory Committee of Progressive Intellectuals Prime Minister of Spain
2007–present
Scientific Council Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
2003–present
World Commission on the Social Dimensions of Globalization International Labour Organization
2000–present
Chief Economist’s Council of Economic Advisers World Bank
1996
Chair U. S. Delegation, OECD Ministerial
International Advisory Board, Korea Financial Service s Commission
1996
Member U .S. Delegation, G-7 Jobs Summit, France
World Bank Delegate, G-22
1996
Chair U.S. Delegation, G-7 and Developing Country Telecommunications Conference, South Africa
Head of Delegation U.S. Delegations to India, China, Russia, and Ukraine
1995
Member Mid-east Economic Peace Forum, Amman
19931995
Chairman Economic Policy Committee, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Member, Executive Supervisory Committee CERGE - EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education of Charles University - Economic Institute)
Steering Committee, Working Party 3, second assessment Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Control
CFTC - SEC Advisory Committee on Emerging Regulatory Issues
20082011
Member, International Advisory Board DoCoMo
2010
Member, Economic Advisory Panel South African Minister of Economic Development
2009
Chairman, SI Commission on Global Financial Issues Socialist International
20062007
High Level Panel of the African Development Bank African Development Bank
20002004
Member, International Advisory Board Renault - Nissan
19931996
Member U.S./Israel Joint Economic Decision Group
Brooks World Poverty Institute
2005–present
Chair of the Management Board University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK
Columbia University
2001–present
Professor, Dept. of Economics and the School of International and Public Affairs Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia Business School, New York, New York, USA
2000
Stern Visiting Professor New York, New York, USA
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
2001–present
Emeritus Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
19982001
Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Initiative for Policy Dialogue
2001–present
Co-Founder and Executive Director Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Committee on Global Thought
Co-Chair Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Institute for Advanced Studies and Mathematica
19781979
Oskar Morgenstern Distinguished Fellow and Visiting Professor Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Stanford University
19741976
Professor of Economics Stanford, California, USA
Yale University
19701974
Professor of Economics Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics and Department of Economics, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
19681970
Associate Professor Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
19671968
Assistant Professor Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
University College, Nairobi
19691971
Senior Research Fellow (Rockefeller Foundation Grant) Social Science Division, Institute for Development Studies, Nairobi, Kenya
University of Cambridge
19661970
Tapp Research Fellow Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, England, UK
University of Canterbury
1967
Visiting Professor Department of Economics, Christchurch, New Zealand
CONSULTING WORK OF NOTE
Office of the Governor, State of Texas
Seneca Indian Nation
U.S. Office of Technology Assessment
U.S. Department of Justice
Offices of the Attorneys General, States of New York, Texas and Louisiana, USA
Banking competition States of California, Washington, and others, USA
Senior Advisor Sebago Associates
Micronomics Inc.
Federal Reserve Board
State of Alaska
Office of Tax Analysis, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Bell Communications Research
Consumer protection legislation U.K. Office of Fair Trading
19751976
Intertemporal Biases in Market Allocation of Natural Resources U.S. Federal Energy Administration
1975
Offshore Oil Leasing Programs U.S. Department of Interior
1974
Pensions and Labor Turnover U.S. Department of Labor
Agency for International Development, U.S. Dept. of State
Inter-American Development Bank
Bell Labs
Electrical Power Research Institute
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
World Bank
1973
Energy Policy Study Ford Foundation
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
19661967
Assistant Professor of Economics Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Institute for Policy Reform
Senior Fellow
Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System
2009
Chair (appointed by the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations)
International Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress
20082009
Chair (appointed by President Sarkozy) Paris, France
Brookings Institution
2000
Senior Fellow Headquarters, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
World Bank
19972000
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Headquarters, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Council of Economic Advisers
19951997
Chairman and Member of Cabinet (President William .J. Clinton) Washington, District of Columbia, USA
19931995
Member Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Princeton University
19791988
Professor of Economics Princeton, New Jersey, USA
National Bureau of Economic Research
Research Associate Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
University of Oxford
19761979
Drummond Professor of Political Economy All Souls College, Oxford, England, UK
19731974
Visiting Fellow St. Catherine's College, Oxford, England, UK

Directorships

Resources for the Future Nonprofit and nonpartisan organization that conducts independent research – rooted primarily in economics and other social sciences – on environmental, energy, natural Member, Board of Directors
Acumen Fund To create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas Member, Board of Directors

Professional memberships

Eastern Economics Association Mahwah, New Jersey, USA President
International Economics Association President

Professional affiliations

Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow, Russia Foreign Member
British Academy for the Humanities and the Social Sciences London, England, UK Corresponding Fellow
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge, Massachussetts, USA Fellow
Econometric Society New York, New York, USA Fellow
National Academy of Sciences Washington, District of Columbia, USA Fellow

Accomplishments of note

2013
Author, book: The Selected Works of Joseph E. St iglitz, Volume II: Information and Economic Analysis: Applications to Capital, Labor, and Product Markets Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford
2012
Author, book: The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York Translated into traditional Chinese, German, Greek, Japanese, and Spanish
2010
Author, book: Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York Translated into Arabic, Bulgarian, simplified and traditional Chinese, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, and Vietnamese
2010
Author, book: Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up Publisher: The New Press, New York with J. Fitoussi, A. Sen
2009
Author, book: The Selected Works of Joseph E. Stiglitz, Volume I: Information and Economic Analysis Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford
2006
Author, book: Making Globalization Work Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York Translated into Catalan, simplified and traditional Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese
2006
Author, book: Selected Works on Ec onomics of Joseph E. Stiglitz (Chinese) Publisher: China Financial Publishing House, Beijing Selected works translated into simplified Chinese
Author, book: Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization, and Development with José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo French-Davis, Deepak Nayya Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford Part of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue Series
Author, articles: over 640 original articles (a number of which were further reprinted in other journals) published over a span of 45 years Publishers: renowned professional and scholarly journals from the leading university imprints internationally Since 1966, Professor Stiglitz's published writings have covered a wide range of topics relating to economics, public policy and monetary theory
2005
Author, book: Fair Trade for All Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York with Andrew Charlton Translated into simplified Chinese, Croatian, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish
2004
Author, book: An Agenda for the Development Round of Trade Negotiations in the Aftermath of Cancun with Andrew Charlton Prepared for: the Commonwealth Secretariat
2003
Author, book: The Roaring Nineties Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York Translated into Arabic, simplified and traditional Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish
2002
Author, textbook: Economics, 3rd Edition (4th Edition, 2006) Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York with Carl Walsh One or both editions translated into simplified Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Romanian
2002
Author, textbook: Principles of Macroeconomics, 3rd Edition (4th Edition, 2006) Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York with Carl Walsh Translated into French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish
2002
Author, book: Globalization and Its Discontents Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York Translated into 35 languages
2002
Author, book: Informazione, Economia pubblica e Macroeconomia Publisher: Il Mulino, Bologna with Edited by A. Boitani and A. Petretto
2001
Author, book: The Rebel Within: Joseph Stiglitz and the World Bank Publisher: Wimbledon Publishing Company, UK with Edited by Ha - Joon Chang, Anthem World Economics, London A collection of papers and lectures written or delivered during Stiglitz's tenure as Chief Economist of the World Bank
2001
Author, book: In un mondo imperfetto. Mercato e democrazia nell’era della globalization Publisher: Donzelli, Rome
1999
Author, book: Have Recent Crises Affected the State - Market Debate? Publisher: University Press Ltd, Dhaka For the Bangladesh Economic Association
1994
Author, textbook: Economics and the Canadian Economy, 1st Edition (2nd Edition, 1997) Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York with R. Boadway
1993
Author, textbook: Principles of Macroeconomics and the Canadian Economy Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York
1993
Author, textbook: Economics, 1st Edition (2nd Edition, 1997) Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York One or both editions translated into Catalan, simplified Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, and Spanish
1993
Author, textbook: Principles of Macroeconomics, 1st Edition (2nd Edition, 1997) Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York 1st Edition translated into Spanish
1992
Author, book: Peasants versus City - Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford with R. Sah
1989
Author, book: The Economic Role of the State Publisher: Basil Blackwell, Oxford Translated into Italian (1992)
Editor, books: 23 titles by other authors with A variety of authors Since 1965, Professor Stiglitz has edited books for a variety of authors and university imprints
1986
Author, textbook: Economics of the Public Sector, 1st Edition (2nd Edition, 1988; 3rd Edition, 2000) Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York One or more editions translated into Czech, simplified Chinese, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, and Ukranian
1980
Author, textbook: Lectures on Public Economics Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York and London with A.B. Atkinson Spanish translation (1988) and simplified Chinese translation (1991)
1978
Author, book: Effects of Risk on Prices and Quantities of Energy Supplies with R. Gilbert Prepared for: Electric Power Research Institute / Reference: , EPRI EA-700, Project 869-1, Final Report, 1-4
1977
Author, book: An Economic Analysis of the Conservation of Depletable Natural Resources with P. Dasgupta, G. Heal, R. Gilbert, and D. Newbery Prepared for the Federal Energy Administration

Professional honors and awards

2010
Gerald Loeb Award UCLA Anderson School of Management Commentary: among the highest honors in journalism, recognizes the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy
2001
Nobel Prize (The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Science in Memory of Alfred Nobel) Nobel Foundation with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Economic Sciences
1979
John Bates Medal American Economic Association Significant contribution by an American economist under 40 to economic thought and knowledge

Community

Community service

Alliance for Climate Protection Washington, District of Columbia, USA Member, Board of Directors
Folger Library Washington, District of Columbia, USA Trustee
Amherst College Amherst, Massachusetts, USA Member of the Board of Trustees

Community honors and awards

2012
Corresponding Academic Royal Academy of Economic Sciences and Finance, Spain
2008
Honorary Professor Tsinghua University; Beijing, China
2007
Honorary Professor Universidad de San Martin De Porres; Lima, Peru
2007
Honorary Professor Universidad Nacional de San Antonio; Abad del Cusco, Peru
2007
Honorary Professor Yunnan University, China
2007
2007 Nobel Peace Prize Nobel Committee; Stockholm, Sweden Lead author and member of the Steering Committee, Working Party 3, of the 1995 (Second Assessment) Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which shared in the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize
2007
Honorary Professor Central University of Finance and Economics; Beijing, China
2007
Honorary Dean Hanqing School, Renmin University; Beijing, China
2007
Honorary Professor Guizhou University, China
2006
Honorary Fellowship Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK
2006
Changjiang Scholar China Center for Economic Research; Peking University, China
2006
Honorary Professor Wuhan University; Hubei Province, China
2003
Honorary Professor Al Farabi Kazakh National University; Almaty, Kazakhstan
Nationality
American
Politics
Democrat

Education

College
Amherst College Amherst, Massachusetts, USA Bachelor of Arts Economics 19601964 After 3 years studying physics, switched to economics
Fellowship
Social Science Research Council Faculty Fellowship 19691970
Fellowship
Guggenheim Fellowship 19691970
Doctoral
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts USA Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Economics 19661967
Fellowship
Fulbright Fellowship 19651966
Fellowship
National Science Foundation Fellowship 19641965
Native language
English

Honorary Degrees

2010
Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS) Guido Carli Rome, Rome, Italy Honorary Doctorate
2008
University of Manchester Manchester, England, UK Honorary Doctorate
2008
University of Liège Liège, Wallonia, Belgium Honorary Doctorate
2008
University of Venice Venice, Italy Honorary Doctorate
2007
Renmin University Beijing, China Honorary Doctorate
2006
Universidad Mayor de San Andrés La Paz, Bolivia Honorary Doctorate
2006
Università degli Studi di Genova Genova, Italy Honorary Doctorate
2006
University of the Basque Country Basque Country, Spain Honorary Doctorate
2005
Lingnan University Lingnan, Hong Kong Honorary Doctorate
2005
Durham University Durham, England, UK Honorary Doctorate
2005
Universidad de La Plata La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina Honorary Doctorate
2005
Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Honorary Doctorate
2004
Université d’Antananarivo Antananarivo, Madagascar Honorary Doctorate
2004
Università degli Studi di Bergamo Bergamo, Italy Honorary Doctorate
2004
University of Oxford Oxford, England, UK Honorary Doctorate
2004
Pace University New York, New York, USA Honorary Doctorate
2004
Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, USA Honorary Doctorate
2012
Universidad de Córdoba Córdoba , Spain Honorary Doctorate
2004
Georgetown University Washington, District of Columbia, USA Honorary Doctorate
2004
Waseda University Tokyo, Japan Honorary Doctorate
2003
Azerbaijan State Economic University Baku, Azerbaijan Honorary Doctorate
2003
Universitat de Barcelona Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Honorary Doctorate
2003
Doshisha University Kyoto, Japan Honorary Doctorate
2003
Université catholique de Louvain Louvain-La-Neuve, Wallonia, Belgium Honorary Doctorate
2002
Pomona College Claremont, California, USA Honorary Doctorate
2002
Universidade de Macau Taipa, Macau Honorary Doctorate
2002
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien / Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna, Austria Honorary Doctorate
2002
Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski Sofia, Bulgaria Honorary Doctorate
2001
Universidad de los Andes Bogotá, Colombia Honorary Doctorate
2001
Universidad de Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina Honorary Doctorate
2001
Glasgow University Glasgow, Scotland, UK Honorary Doctorate
2001
Charles University Prague, Czech Republic Honorary Doctorate
2001
University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Honorary Doctorate
2001
Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA Honorary Doctorate
2001
New School University New York, New York, USA Honorary Doctorate
2000
Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois, USA Honorary Doctor of Laws
2000
Technical University of Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal Honorary Doctorate
2000
Université de Namur Namur, Belgium Honorary Doctorate
1999
Academia de Studii Economice Bucharest, Romania Honorary Doctorate
1999
Ben Gurion University Beer-Sheva, Israel Honorary Doctorate
1996
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Leuven, Flanders, Belgium Honorary Doctorate
1974
Amherst College Amherst, Massachusetts, USA Doctor of Humane Letters (Hon. D.H.L.)

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
February 9, 1943
Gender
Male
Place of birth
Gary, Indiana USA
Marital status
Married

Marriage

2004–present
Anya Schiffrin
19782002
Jane Hannaway

Grandchildren & Great-grandchildren

Grandchildren
3

Parents

Father
Nathaniel D. Stiglitz
Mother
Charlotte (Fishman) Stiglitz