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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate economist at Columbia University. His most recent book is "Measuring What Counts: The Global Movement for Well-Being" (2019). Among his many other books, he is the author of "The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future" (2013), "Globalization and Its Discontents" (2003), "Free Fall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy" (2010), and (with co-author Linda Bilmes) "The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Costs of the Iraq Conflict" (2008). He received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2001 for research on the economics of information.

Articles by this author

 

As Inflation Eases, It's Time for Fed to Pause on Rate Hikes

Amid so much uncertainty, the Federal Reserve should pause interest-rate hikes until a more reliable assessment of macroeconomic conditions is possible.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


Far From Perfect, But the Inflation Reduction Act Is a Major Step in the Right Direction

This legislation is not as good as the original Build Back Better bill, but it is certainly progress.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


Workers Should Not Be Sacrificed in a Misguided Effort to Tame Inflation

Today’s inflation is driven largely by supply-side constraints, which call for supply-side solutions.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


The US Could Lose the New Cold War With China and Russia

Other countries will not want to ally themselves with a power that rests on increasingly uncertain economic, social, and political foundations.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


Economic Shock Therapy for Neoliberals

Neoliberalism has failed yet another test and must finally be replaced by a new economic vision based on new values.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


The IMF's New Agreement With Argentina Has Potential to Be a Game Changer

After long pushing failed belt-tightening policies, the International Monetary Fund has agreed to a deal that will allow Argentina's government to pursue a pro-growth strategy.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


Across-the-Board Rate Hike by the Fed Is a Cure Worse Than the Disease

Although it is anyone's guess what will happen next with inflation, the data show that there is no reason to react rashly with large across-the-board interest-rate hikes. The economy is working through an unprecedented transition that could ultimately be a boon for workers; but only if policymakers let the process play out.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


Argentina's Economic Success in the Face of Covid-19

Thanks to the current government’s policies to strengthen the real economy, the country has been enjoying a remarkable recovery despite the pandemic.

Joseph Stiglitz ·

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