1964, BA, Amherst College; 1967, PhD, MIT. Formerly with: Yale, Princeton, Stanford, MIT; Oxford; World Bank. Co-Founder and Co-Pres., Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia Univ. Member: 1993-95, Council of Economic Advisers; Board of Trustees and Resources for the Future, Amherst College. 1995-97, Chair, CEA; 2008, Chair, Commission on Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress; 2009, Chair, Commission of Experts on Reform of Int'l Financial and Monetary System; Chair, Mgmt Board, Manchester Univ.; Co-Chair, Cttee on Global Thought, Columbia Univ. Director, Graduate Summer Programmes, Brooks World Poverty Institute. Author of books on economics. Recipient of awards incl.: Nobel Prize in Economics (2001); lead Author, Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared Nobel Peace Prize (2007). Named one of the 100 most influential people in the world, Times (2011).