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    Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University, teaching in its Economics Department, its Business School, and its School of International and Public Affairs and Chairman of its Committee on Global Thought. He chaired the UN Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, created in the aftermath of the financial crisis by the President of the General Assembly. He is former Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank and Chairman of President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2001.

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    Martín Guzmán served as Minister of Economy of the Republic of Argentina (December 2019- July 2022).

    He is a Research Scholar at the Columbia University School of Business and Director of the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Program of Columbia’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue. He is the executive director of the academic training program supported by the Institute for New Economic Thinking chaired by Professor Joseph Stiglitz at Columbia University Business School. He is a professor of Money, Credit, and Banking at the National University of La Plata. He has served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Globalization and Development and is a member of the editorial board.

    He is a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences in the Vatican and a member of the Scientific Board of the Trento Summer School in Adaptive Economic Dynamics at the University of Trento, Italy.

    He holds a PhD. In Economics from Brown University, United States (2013). Prior to his doctoral studies, he received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (2005) and a Master’s degree in Economics (2007) from the National University of La Plata, Argentina.

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    Gabriela Plump

    Director, IPD; Managing Editor, Journal of Globalization and Development

    Gabriela has worked in the office of Professor Joseph Stiglitz since 2016 as the Program Manager, and now Managing Director for IPD. She manages both the IPD and Columbia University grants that are housed in Professor Stiglitz’s office. She is the Managing Editor of the academic peer review journal: “Journal of Globalization and Development.” Gabriela is an American who grew up as an expat in Paris, France. She received her master’s degree in International Public and Nonprofit Administration from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service in 2016. Gabriela has worked with other international nonprofits and has conducted field research in Senegal and South Africa. She received her bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Andrea Gurwitt

    Founding Editor of The Commons

    Andrea Gurwitt is founding editor of The Commons and editor of Joseph Stiglitz’s articles, opinion pieces, papers and books. She is an award-winning journalist who has covered poverty, work and the environment, and served on the editorial board of The Record newspaper. She is a former documentary editor at CBS News.

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    Savannah Lucas

    Program Coordinator

    Savannah Lucas is the Program Coordinator for IPD. She holds an MFA, specializing in long-form Journalism, from the Arthur L. Carter Institute at New York University and an honors degree in English Literature from the University of Cape Town. Savannah has a specialized research interest and published works in contemporary African literary and Diaspora studies.

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    Olamide David

    Project Coordinator

    Olamide David (Ola) is a public policy researcher and Project Coordinator at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD). Before IPD, she worked as an Adviser at the United Nations in New York, where she led and supported the negotiation of UN policy resolutions for the Mission of Nigeria. Ola holds a master’s degree in international educational management from the University of Leeds. Her research focuses on the development agenda of the global south and the policies that drive them. She is currently exploring how and why education decentralization policies may or may not achieve their intended objectives in sub-Saharan African countries.

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    José Antonio Ocampo

    Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs at SIPA, Former Minister of Finance of Colombia

    José Antonio Ocampo is Professor in the School of International and Public Affairs and and Member of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University. He is Chair of the United Nations' Committee for Development Policy. He has been UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and Minister of Finance, Planning and Agriculture of Colombia.

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    Akbar Noman is an economist with wide-ranging experience of policy analysis and formulation in a variety of developing and transition economies, having worked extensively for the World Bank as well as other international organizations and at senior levels of government. He combines teaching at SIPA with being a Senior Fellow at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue where his tasks continue to include policy work with governments. His other academic appointments have been at Oxford University (where he was also a student) and the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.

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    Meaghan Winter

    Assistant Director, Communications

    Meaghan Winter is a journalist who has covered healthcare, climate, politics, and democracy for national magazines. She is the author of the book All Politics is Local: Why Progressives Must Fight for the States. Meaghan has also worked as a writer, editor, and communications strategist for a range of research and advocacy organizations.

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    Kevin Gallagher

    Co-Editor, Journal of Globalization and Development

    Dr. Kevin P. Gallagher is a professor of global development policy at Boston University (BU), where he directs the Global Development Policy Center (GDP Center. The GDP Center’s mission is to advance policy relevant research for financial stability, human wellbeing, and the environment on a global scale.

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    Jeronim Capaldo

    Co-Editor, Journal of Globalization and Development

    Jeronim Capaldo is an economist at UNCTAD and a Senior Scholar at Boston University’s GDP Center. He researches the macroeconomic linkages between climate policy, distribution, trade and development with the help of global econometric models. He has written extensively about the impacts of global trade expansion on employment, inequality and development.

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    Anya Schiffrin

    Director of Journalism Programs

    Anya Schiffrin teaches at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She spent ten years working overseas as a journalist in Europe and Asia, writing for a number of different magazines and newspapers. She was bureau chief for Dow Jones Newswires in Amsterdam and Hanoi and wrote regularly for the Wall Street Journal. She was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 1999-2000 and then a senior writer at the Industry Standard, covering banking and finance.

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    Stephany Griffith-Jones

    Financial Markets Program Director

    Stephany Griffith-Jones is Financial Markets Director at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, and was Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies. She is a member of the Warwick Commission on Financial Regulation. She has published widely on the international financial system and its reform. Her research interests include global capital flows, with special reference to flows to emerging markets; macro-economic management of capital flows in Latin America, Eastern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa; proposals for international measures to diminish volatility of capital flows and reduce likelihood of currency crises; analysis of national and international capital markets; and proposals for international financial reform.