Joseph Stiglitz

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Person.png Joseph Stiglitz   SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(economist, whistleblower)
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BornJoseph Eugene Stiglitz
Gary, Indiana
Alma materAmherst College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Chicago
SpouseJane Hannaway
Exposed • World Bank/Corruption
• neocolonialism
• “Debt crisis”
• Free trade
Member of21st Century Council, Council on the Future of Europe, Eurasia Foundation/Board and Trustees, The American Academy in Berlin/Distinguished Visitors
"The Globalizer Who Came In From the Cold"

Employment.png Chief Economist of the World Bank

In office
February 13, 1997 - February 2000

Employment.png Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors

In office
June 28, 1995 - February 13, 1997

Joseph Stiglitz was termed The Globalizer Who Came In From the Cold by Greg Palast in October 10, 2001.[1]


Joseph Stiglitz exposed the process of neocolonialism as carried out by the World Bank, likening "Free trade" to the Opium wars, which was also about opening markets.[2]