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Joseph E. Stiglitz
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Jan 12,2022
NEW YORK — Although COVID-19 has been hard on everyone, it has not been an “equal opportunity” disease. The virus poses a greater threat to those who are already in poor health, many of whom are concentrated in poor countries with weak public-health systems.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Nov 13,2021
NEW YORK — US President Joe Biden faces a critical decision: Whom to appoint as chair of the Federal Reserve (Fed), arguably the most powerful position in the global economy.The wrong choice can have grave consequences.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Sep 09,2021
NEW YORK — The upsurge of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the United States serves as a bitter reminder that the pandemic is not over.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Aug 28,2021
NEW YORK — The world has finally awoken to the existential imperative of securing a rapid transition to a green economy. Finance will play a pivotal role in that process.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Jul 07,2021
NEW YORK — It appears that the international community is moving towards what many are calling a historic agreement to set a global minimum tax rate on multinational corporations (MNCs).
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Jun 07,2021
NEW YORK — Slight increases in the rate of inflation in the United States and Europe have triggered financial-market anxieties.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Feb 06,2021
NEW YORK  —  US President Joe Biden has proposed a $1.9 trillion rescue plan to help the American economy recover from the pandemic.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Jan 02,2021
NEW YORK — There is so much to celebrate with the new year. The arrival of safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines means that there is light at the end of the pandemic tunnel (though the next few months will be horrific).
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Dec 04,2020
NEW YORK — US President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to appoint Janet Yellen as the next secretary of the Treasury is good news for America and the world.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz - Oct 03,2020
NEW YORK — Whereas Nero famously fiddled while Rome burned, US President Donald Trump has famously hit the links at his money-losing golf courses while California burns — and as more than 200,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 — for which he himself has now tested positive.



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