CEPAR presented a rare opportunity to hear Nobel Laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz at UNSW in July 2014.
Professor Stiglitz is a Professor at Columbia University in New York, where he is a member and former chair of its Committee on Global Thought. A former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank, he also chairs the University of Manchester's Brooks World Poverty Institute. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2001. In 2011 he was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Professor Stiglitz visited Australia as a guest of the Economic Society of Australia, sponsored by the Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU.