Nobel Laureate in Economics, he is currently Professor of Economics at Columbia University after an outstanding academic career at prestigious universities, such as Yale, Oxford and Stanford. In addition, he has been an economic adviser to the government of Bill Clinton and Chief Economist and Senior Vice-president of the World Bank, as well as winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics. He was one of the main authors of the 1995 IPCC report which shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. Author of the international bestseller Globalization and its Discontents (2002), he has also published The Roaring Nineties (2003), Making Globalization Work (2006), Fair Trade for All (2007), The Three Trillion Dollar War (2008), Freefall (2010) and The Price of Inequality (2012). His latest books are People, Power and Profits. Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent (2019) and Rewriting the Rules of the European Economy. An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity (2020).