Joseph E. Stiglitz

Columbia University


Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate and a professor at Columbia University, where he holds a chair and joint professorships in the Graduate School of Economics, School of International and Public Affairs, and its Graduate School of Business. He is co-founder and executive director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue.

Featured Work

SEP 30, 2009 Podcast

Reform of the International Monetary and Financial System

The spread of the financial crisis from a few developed countries to the entire global economy provides tangible evidence that the international trade and financial ...

OCT 5, 2006 Podcast

Making Globalization Work

Economist Joseph Stiglitz offers new thinking about the questions that shape the globalization debate, including a plan to restructure the global financial system, ideas for ...

APR 3, 2006 Podcast

Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz details what a trade agreement might look like if based on principles of economic analysis and social justice for the world ...

APR 3, 2006 Podcast

Jere Van Dyk Interviews Joseph Stiglitz

"I firmly believe that aid and trade have to work together," says Dr. Stiglitz. "If we provide assistance to help people to take advantage of ...

JUN 8, 2005 Podcast

Globalization: What's New?

William Easterly, Joseph Stiglitz, and Michael Weinstein discuss the main features of globalization, asking what is new, what drives the process, how it changes politics, ...

Multilateral Strategies to Promote Democracy

JAN 27, 2004 Article

Multilateral Strategies to Promote Democracy

A panel of high-level peers meet at the Council to discuss multilateral strategies for democracy promotion. Impatient with the usual critique, they begin with two ...

The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World’s Most Prosperous Decade by Joseph Stiglitz

NOV 5, 2003 Transcript

The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade

Looking back at the economy of the 1990s, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz draws a lesson for the present: “We must restore the balance between ...

Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz

MAY 15, 2002 Transcript

Globalization and Its Discontents

There will be a strong backlash against globalization unless the international institutions that govern it become more democratic, says Stiglitz.