The Global Economy

Date & time

Feb 15, 2005, 4:00-5:30 pm EST


University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Professor of Economics at Columbia University and Nobel Laureate for Economics in 2001, Joseph Stiglitz is internationally recognized as one of the leading economic educators of our time. Stiglitz is credited in creating a new branch of economics, 'The Economics of Information,' and his work has dealt extensively with growth and development in the Third World. His book, Globalization and Its Discontents (W.W. Norton, 2001), an account of his experiences as Vice-President and Chief Economist for the World Bank and as a member of Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers, is an international bestseller. For more information on Professor Stiglitz and his books: