International lectern: Professor Joseph Stiglitz

International lectern: Professor Joseph Stiglitz

Jul 7
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Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics, Columbia University

Event overview

Nobel laureate, Professor Joseph Stiglitz will deliver an analysis on the state of global economics at his first address in Sydney.

An update to his 2010 CEDA address, the acclaimed international economist will examine the ongoing implications to global economies resulting from a weaker economy, increased unemployment and the resulting impact on tax revenue. 

Professor Stiglitz's presentation will focus on creating a learning society; knowledge, growth and regional impacts.

Meet the speaker

Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Professor of Economics, Columbia University

Joseph Stiglitz, is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979). He is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, and is a Former Member, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors.

He is known for his critical view of the management of globalisation, free-market economists (whom he calls 'free market fundamentalists'), and some international institutions like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Stiglitz is the fourth most influential economist in the world today based on academic citations, and in 2011 he was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. 

Professor Stiglitz's Australian visit is supported by the Economic Society of Australia and the Australian National University.

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