AlRajhi United, with the association with the Stanford Club of Saudi Arabia, hosted Nobel laureate economist Dr. Joseph Stiglitz. The event was held at AlRajhi United Headquarter Office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Stiglitz is the 4th most influential economists in the world today based on academic citations. In 2011, he was named by the Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The event commenced with the CEO and Chairman of AlRajhi United, Mr. Fawaz Sulaiman AlRajhi, welcoming Dr. Stiglitz and the audience. Then Dr. Stiglitz shared his views on the world economy, the Euro zone, and the local Saudi economy. The discussion was followed by the audience addressing their questions to Dr. Stiglitz.
The event concluded with Dr. Stiglitz thanking AlRajhi United for hosting the event and gifted Mr. Fawaz AlRajhi two autographed books that he authored as a token of appreciation.