What We’re Reading

Economic Policy Institute, Missing Workers

David Hill, The Battle over Ecuador’s Oil Takes a New Twist

International Labor Organization,  World of Work Report 2013: Repairing the economic and social fabric

Thomas Palley, Horizontalists, verticalists, and structuralists: The theory of endogenous money reassessed


What We’re Writing

Jennifer Clapp, Financialization, Distance and Global Food Politics

Kevin Gallagher, Financial Stability and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Lessons from Chile and Malaysia

Jayati Ghosh, Microfinance and the Challenge of Financial Inclusion for Development

Matías Vernengo (with Esteban Pérez Caldentey), Wage- and Profit-led Growth: The Limits to Neo-Kaleckian Models and a Kaldorian Proposal

What We’re Reading

Christian Weller and Gahlzar Zulfiqar, Financial Market Diversity and Financial Stability
Andrew Cornford, More Details from the Basel Committee
OXFAM, The Future Of Agriculture: A Synthesis of the Online Debate
Dimitri Papadimitriou, et. al., The Greek Austerity Program: An Economic Analysis

What We’re Writing

Jayati Ghosh, Do Wage Shares Have to Fall With Globalization?
Sunita Narain, What it Takes to Deliver a Mid-Day Meal
Matias Vernengo, Capitalism, Socialism and All That
Jeff Madrick, Summers’s View on Monetary Policy not so Hidden

What We’re Reading

Lynn Stuart Parramore How Big Finance Crushes Innovation
John Kemp Commodities do Not Diversify Portfolios
David Kocieniewski Banks and Commodities: Pure Gold
Nicole Woo No Matter How You Look At It the Minimum Wage is Too Low

What We’re Writing

Leonce Ndikumana The Private Sector as Culprit and Victim of Corruption in Africa
James Boyce and Michael Ash A Toxic Flood
GDAE The Chinese Latin America Finance Data Base
Jayati Ghosh Do Wage Shares Have to Fall with Globalization


What We’re Reading

South Centre Global Value Chains and Development
Prabhat Patnaik The Fall of the Rupee
Robert Pollin Beyond Debt and Growth
Michael Ash The Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered
Jeannette Wicks Lim and Robert Pollin Economists Support $10.50 Minimum Wage

What We’re Writing

Leonce Ndikumana and Lynda Pickbourn  Impact of Sectoral Allocation of Foreign Aid on Gender Equality and Human Development
Jayati Ghosh Korea’s Debt Mountain
Jeff Madrick Toward Reglobalization
Sunita Narain, Gas, Found and Lost

What We’re Reading

Tom Palley Coordinate Currencies or Stagnate
Nils Pratley Now Lock up the Bankers
Richard Eskow Thirteen Facts About Tax Dodging US Corporations
IMF IMF Launches New Sovereign Debt Restructuring Discussion

What We’re Writing

Jennifer Clapp and Sophia Murphy The G20 and Global Food Security
Jennifer Clapp, Tim Wise, et. al.  How We Count Hunger Matters
Matias Vernengo, Bernanke on Fiscal Policy: Keynesian Ma Non Troppo
Martin Khor Climate Crisis Effects Already Upon Us
Jayati Ghosh The Employment Bottleneck

What We’re Reading

George Soros, We Must Rethink Economics
Bretton Woods Project, IMF’s Greek Mea Culpa
Chase Madar, Edward Snowden and the American Condition
Slavoj Zizek, Trouble in Paradise

What We’re Writing

Matias Vernengo, More Evidence That Austerity Does Not Work
Martin Khor, Tackling the Global Jobs Crisis
C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh, Changing Pattern of Food Inflation
Robin Broad and John Cavanagh, A Road Trip to Save El Salvador’s Water

What We’re Reading

Feminist Reflections: High Level UN Panel Report on Post 2015 Development Agenda
T. Sabri Oncru A Season of Protest in Turkey
Michael Ash The Greenhouse 100
The Onion, Financial Sector Ready to Ruin the World Again

Martin Wolf Reform of British Banking Needs to Go Further

What We’re Writing

Matias Vernengo, The Latin American Left and its Discontents
Sunita Narain, Pedestrian Questions
Martin Khor, Strong Reactions to US Cyber Spying
Jeff Madrick, The U.S. Lacks Good Jobs, Not Good Ideas


What We are Reading

Jomo Kwame Sundaram, The Mismeasure of Poverty
Thomas Palley,  Gattopardo Economics
Dani Rodrik, What Use Are Economists?

What We are Writing

Matias Vernengo, The Second Industrial Divide and the Third Industrial Revolution
Jayati Ghosh and C.P. Chandrasekhar, The Great Jobs Disaster
Jeff Madrick, Education is Not the Answer

What We’re Reading

Simon Johnson The Case for Megabanks Fails
Michael Ash and Robert Pollin Technical Appendix on Reinhart-Rogoff
Robert Pollin and Michael Ash The Debate Continues
Samir Amin  China 2012
Gabriel Kohler Beyond 2015 or Back to 1980 Beyond 2015 or Back to 1980
Ilan Moscovitz and John Reeves 48 Damning Pieces of Evidence From the JPMorgan Whale Trade Investigation
Bartlett Naylor JP Morgan Cheating on the Stress Test

What We’re Writing

Jeff Madrick, The Sequester’s Hidden Danger
Martin Khor, Dealing With the TNC’s
Sunita Narain, Ganga Saga Part II: Redesign Dams, Not Rivers
Matias Vernengo, In the Long Run We are Not All Dead

What We’re Reading

Robert Pollin and Michael Ash, Pollin/Ash Versus James Hamilton
Matthey Ynglesias, Reinhart and Rogoff Call Backsies
Megan Erickson, The Strike That Didn’t Change New York
Gavin Mueller, The Rise of the Machines
Asef Bayat, Revolution in Bad Times

What We’re Writing

C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh, Private Banks Don’t Help Financial Inclusion
Matias Vernengo, Harry Dexter White on Austerity and Confidence Fairies
Sunita Narain, Training Engineers, not Ganga
Gerald Epstein, Big Commodity Traders Pocketed $250 Billion Profit