Professor Joseph Stiglitz FBA

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

Elected 1993

Fellow type
Corresponding Fellow
Year elected

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

World Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

1997 - 2000

Council of Economic Advisers (Member of Cabinet) Chairman

1995 - 1997

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