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Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2014 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2009 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

2001 - Nobel Memorial Prize laureates in Economics for their analyses of markets with information asymmetry

2001 - Nobel Prize for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information

1988 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1983 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1979 - John Bates Clark Medal, the American Economic Association

1973 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

1969 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Elected Fellow of the European Economic Association


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Capitalism

Joseph E. Stiglitz spends much of his time researching Microeconomics, Monetary economics, Public economics, Competition and Incentive. His work in the fields of Perfect information, Monopoly and Competitive equilibrium overlaps with other areas such as Imperfect. His Perfect information study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Insurance policy and Key person insurance.

Competitive equilibrium is closely attributed to Adverse selection in his work. His Monetary economics study combines topics in areas such as Loan, Supply and demand, Equity and Rationing. His research on Public economics often connects related areas such as Public good.

His most cited work include:

  • Credit Rationing in Markets with Imperfect Information. (9298 citations)
  • The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time (5894 citations)
  • Monopolistic competition and optimum product diversity (5884 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Microeconomics, Monetary economics, Unemployment, Labour economics and Public economics. Joseph E. Stiglitz frequently studies issues relating to Pareto principle and Microeconomics. His Monetary economics research focuses on Monetary policy and Interest rate.

As part of his studies on Unemployment, he frequently links adjacent subjects like Wage.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Microeconomics (22.42%)
  • Monetary economics (14.65%)
  • Unemployment (8.30%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Monetary economics (14.65%)
  • Income distribution (3.56%)
  • Industrial policy (4.21%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Monetary economics, Income distribution, Industrial policy, Developing country and Debt. His Monetary economics study focuses mostly on Monetary policy and Interest rate. Joseph E. Stiglitz interconnects Efficiency wage, Unemployment and Development economics in the investigation of issues within Income distribution.

His research integrates issues of Poverty and Globalization in his study of Development economics. His study looks at the relationship between Industrial policy and topics such as Political economy, which overlap with Government. Labour economics and National wealth is closely connected to Distribution in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Developing country.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Price of Inequality (1088 citations)
  • Why inequality could spread COVID-19. (242 citations)
  • Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress (128 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Capitalism

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Industrial policy, Political economy, Economy, Economic system and Income distribution. The concepts of his Industrial policy study are interwoven with issues in Industrialisation, Market failure, State, Economic policy and Public policy. He has researched Market failure in several fields, including Economic interventionism and Public good.

His research investigates the connection between Political economy and topics such as Globalization that intersect with issues in Protectionism. His work deals with themes such as Efficiency wage, Unemployment and Development economics, which intersect with Income distribution. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Interest rate and Distribution.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Top Publications

Credit Rationing in Markets with Imperfect Information.

Joseph E. Stiglitz;Andrew Weiss.
The American Economic Review (1981)

21154 Citations

Globalization and Its Discontents

Joseph E. Stiglitz.

20035 Citations

Monopolistic competition and optimum product diversity

Avinash K. Dixit;Joseph E. Stiglitz.
The American Economic Review (1977)

13239 Citations

On the impossibility of informationally efficient markets

Sanford J Grossman;Joseph E Stiglitz.
The American Economic Review (1980)

10511 Citations

The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

Joseph E. Stiglitz.

7223 Citations

The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time

Karl Polanyi;Joseph E. Stiglitz;Fred L. Block.

6380 Citations

Equilibrium in Competitive Insurance Markets: An Essay on the Economics of Imperfect Information

Michael Rothschild;Michael Rothschild;Joseph E. Stiglitz;Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1976)

6060 Citations

Report by the commission on the measurement of economic performance and social progress

Jean-Paul Fitoussi;Amartya Sen;Joseph E. Stiglitz.

6005 Citations

Efficiency Wage Models of the Labor Market: Equilibrium Unemployment as a Worker Discipline Device

Carl Shapiro;Joseph E. Stiglitz.
The American Economic Review (1986)

5877 Citations

Increasing risk: I. A definition

Michael Rothschild;Joseph E. Stiglitz;Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Journal of Economic Theory (1970)

5361 Citations

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