What We’re Writing/What We’re Reading (Brexit edition)

What We’re Writing

C.P. Chandrasekhar, After Brexit

C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh, Why the European Union should be Even More

Worried about Brexit

Nina Eichacker, The Vote for Brexit: Reykjavik-on-Thames Redux?

Martin Khor, Brexit: What happens next?

Alejandro Reuss, An Historical Perspective on Brexit: Capitalist Internationalism, Reactionary Nationalism, and Socialist Internationalism

What We’re Reading

Gabriele Köhler, The Brexit is Not Gender Neutral

Thomas Palley, Financing Vs. Spending Unions: How To Remedy The Euro Zone’s Original Sin

Robert Pollin (interview), Apocalypse Not? Economist Robert Pollin Navigates Brexit’s American Fallout

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Bofeng Cai, Xin Bo, Lixiao Zhang, James K. Boyce, Yanshen Zhang, Yu Leif, Gearing carbon trading towards environmental co-benefits in China

Martin Khor, A toast to the right to development

Sunita Narain, Redefining gender issues and conservation

Matias Vernengo, On the Recent Productivity Slowdown (at the Rick Smith Show) (audio)

Tim Wise, Rules, Rights, and Resistance: The Battle Over TPP and TTIP – Session 3: Health and Food (video)

What We’re Reading

Stop Austeridad, Ending austerity policies to open a new time in Europe

Prabhat Patnaik, The Phenomenon of Negative Interest Rates

Robert Pollin, The Green Growth Plan to Climate Stabilization

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C.P Chandrasekhar, No Clue to the Furture

Martin Khor, Facing Up to the World’s Health Crises

Sunita Narain, Garbage is About Recycling

Léonce Ndikumana and Mare Sarr, Capital Flight and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

What We’re Reading

Pablo Bortz, A Novel Capital Controls Proposal

Arthur MacEwan, Do Trade Agreements Foreclose Progressive Policy?

Robert Pollin, The Green Growth Path to Climate Stabilization

Argeo Quiñones-Pérez and Ian Seda-Irizarry, Politics, Primaries, and Crisis in Puerto Rico

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Leontief Prize 2016: Development and Equity

Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) announces 2016 winners of Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought: Amit Bhaduri (Professor Emeritus, Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Diane Elson (Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Essex).

From the prize announcement:

The award recognizes the contributions that Elson and Bhaduri have made to economic understandings of development, power, gender, and human rights. …

“As the free market and waves of globalization have left some peoples behind, Diane Elson and Amit Bhaduri demonstrate why the current theories of development have excluded the poor and disenfranchised from the growth process,” said GDAE Co-Director Neva Goodwin. “Their cross-disciplinary work and profound understanding of economic development is appropriately recognized in an award that bears Leontief’s name.”

This year’s award will celebrate their continuing efforts to expand our knowledge of economic systems in the contexts of globalization, capital accumulation and the shifting balance of power away from governments to markets.

Want to attend the prize presentation and lecture, “Development and Equity,” in person at Tufts University, Medford, Mass., March 10, 2016? RSVP here.

What We’re Writing

C.P. Chandrasekhar, A Different Oil Shock

Sunita Narain, Insure Farmers to Ensure Future

What We’re Reading

Carlos M. Correa, Implementing Pro-Competitive Criteria for the Examination of Pharmaceutical Patents

Prabhat Patnaik, The Challenge Before the Latin American Left

Robert Pollin, SCOTUS Blocks Obama Clean Power Plan, Hinders Future of Environmental Legislation (video)

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Jayati Ghosh, Technology and the Future of Work

Martin Khor, The Rise of the Rich-Poor Gap

Thomas Palley, Louis-Philippe Rochon, and Matías Vernengo, The Relevance of Keynes’s General Theory After 80 Years (pay wall)

What We’re Reading

Robert Pollin, Note to Hillary: Clintonomics was a Disaster for Most Americans

Rebecca Ray, China in Latin America: Seeking a Path Toward Sustainable Development (talk, summarized by Benjamin D. Baldwin, Tufts University)

Simon Wren-Lewis, Unravelling the New Classical Counter Revolution (h/t Matias Vernengo, Naked Keynesianism)

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Sunita Narain, Wheels Are Turning

Matias Vernengo, A Comment on Dean Baker’s Comment on Paul Krugman’s Comment on Bernie Sanders’ Health Plan

What We’re Reading

Michael Ash, ‘Greenhouse 100 Index’ Names Top Polluters

Prabhat Patnaik, Growth Through Redistribution

Nicholas Shaxson, New Paper Makes Powerful Case Against Tax Treaties

Transnational Institute, Financialisation: A Primer

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James K. Boyce, What’s Behind Global Emissions Decline, GDP Increase (Real News Network Interview)

Listen also to the related Triple Crisis blog interview with James K. Boyce, “Present-Day Benefits of Climate Policy,” available here.

C.P. Chandrasekhar, Financial Services Under WTO: Disciplining Governments and Freeing Business

Sunita Narain, Let’s Respect the Other

Matias Vernengo, The Strange and Misunderstood Reasons for the Brazilian Crisis

What We’re Reading

Shouvik Chakraborty, Explaining the Rise in Agricultural Prices: Impact of Neoliberal Policies on the Agrarian Economy

Prabhat Patnaik, Imperialism’s New Trade-Negotiating Strategy

Franklin Serrano and Luiz Eduardo Melin, Political Aspects of Unemployment: Brazil’s Neoliberal U-Turn

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Frank Ackerman, TTIP vs. Climate Policy: What’s at Risk?

James K. Boyce, Klara Zwickl, and Michael Ash, Measuring Environmental Inequality

See a related Triple Crisis post by Zwickl, Ash, and Boyce here.

Juan Antonio Montecino and Gerald Epstein, The Political Economy of QE at the Fed: Who Gained, Who Lost, and Why Did It End?

Listed to Triple Crisis co-editor Alejandro Reuss’s recent interview with Gerald Epstein here.

Fei Yuan and Kevin Gallagher, Greening Development Finance in the Americas

See a related Triple Crisis post by Gallaher here.

Jayati Ghosh, Horrors of Occupation

Sunita Narain, Intolerance in Paris

What We’re Reading

Andrew J. Barenberg, Deepankar Basu, and Ceren Soylu, The Effect of Public Health Expenditure on Infant Mortality

Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Hidden Hunger, Hidden Danger

Marty Wolfson, The Fed Raises Rates: By Paying the Banks

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Juan Antonio Montecino and Gerald Epstein, The Political Economy of QE and the Fed: Who Gained, Who Lost and Why Did it End? (See also Triple Crisis co-editor Alejandro Reuss’s interview with Gerald Epstein on the distributional impact of Quantitative Easing, here.)

Martin Khor, In the Aftermath of the Attacks

Sunita Narain, Alternative Paris

Matias Vernengo, What to Expect in Argentina (video, in Spanish) (See also Matias Vernengo’s blog posts on Argentina and the recent elections, here and here.)

What We’re Reading

Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt, Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street (New book. Read the entire introduction here.)

Robert Pollin, Four Reasons Why We Can and Must Fight Terrorism and Poverty Through Climate Action

Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Vikas Rawal, Emulating the U.S. Opposed by the U.S.

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Patrick Bond, South African Student Protests

Brandon M. Taylor and James K. Boyce, Air Pollution Co-Benefits Associated with the Healthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2014

Sunita Narain, Who Can Touch Diesel?

What We’re Reading

Polly Cleveland, Dead Empires: How China May Overtake the U.S.

Nina Eichacker, German Financialization, the Global Financial Crisis, and the Eurozone Crisis

Sabri Öncü, People’s Quantitative Easing: A Jeremy Corbyn Proposal

Prabhat Patnaik, The Slogan of “Make in India”

Robert Pollin, The New Green Economy: Think We Can’t Stabilize the Climate While Fostering Growth? Think Again

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