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Professor Joseph Stiglitz FBA

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About this Fellow

Economics of information, economics of uncertainty, risk and agriculture, financial markets, growth and capital theory, natural resources, theory of market structure R&D, macroeconomics, monetary economics, international economics, development, distribution of income and wealth, welfare economics, comparative economic systems/organization theory, political economy, theory of taxation/public finance, theory of public expenditures



Current post

  • University Professor, Finance and Economics Faculty, Columbia University
  • Founder and President, Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Co-Chair of the High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Chief Economist of The Roosevelt Institute

Past Appointments

  • Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank, 1997 - 2000
  • Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers (Member of Cabinet), 1995 - 1997


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Professor Kenneth Wallis

Time series analysis: forecasting and seasonal adjustment; analysis of forecast surveys and forecast uncertainty; density forecast evaluation. Macroeconometric modelling: comparative studies and policy evaluation in national-economy and multicountry models.