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Series I: Writings, 1969-2017
Series II: Conferences, Seminars, Speeches, and Testimonies, 1970-2016
Series III: Service, 1986-2000
Series IV: Consulting and Legal Cases, 1963-2006
Series V: Teaching Materials, 1977-2015
At a Glance
The collection contains manuscript drafts for many of Stiglitz's books, as well as article drafts and copies of speeches and lectures from throughout his career. There are files related to his work with the White House on the Council of Economic Advisors and from his time as the Chief Economist of the World Bank. There is a small amount of material relating to his teaching and other academic activities such as conferences.
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection is open for research. Selected folder-level restrictions are noted in the finding aid.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Joseph E. Stiglitz Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2012-2013-M020: Source of acquisition--Anya Schiffrin. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--date.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the John Bates Clark Medal. He is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and is a former member and chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Stiglitz received his PhD from MIT in 1967 and held various academic appointments for the next twenty years. He served as the chair of the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) from 1995-1997, under President Bill Clinton. He was the World Bank Chief Economist from 1997-2000 and joined the faculty of Columbia University in 2001.