Joseph E. Stiglitz is a University Professor at Columbia University and former chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank. Among his books are Escaping the Resource Curseand Globalization and Its Discontents, which has been translated into twenty-eight languages. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics.Aaron S. Edlin is the Richard Jennings Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds professorships in both economics and law. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Formerly, he was the senior economist covering regulation, antitrust, and industrial organization on the President's Council of Economic Advisors. Bradford DeLong is a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley and a former deputy assistant secretary for economic policy in the United States Treasury. A popular economist blogger, he specializes in macroeconomic policy and economic history.