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Robert Pollin is Distinguished University Professor of Economics and founding Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His books include Back to Full Employment and, most recently, Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal: The Political Economy of Saving the Planet (co-authored with Noam Chomsky).
A message of support from Noam Chomsky and Bob Pollin.
Mainstream economics ignores the massive government interventions that “free market” capitalism requires.
An interview with Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin on the climate crisis, COVID-19, and the future of environmental politics.
Greening the economy is not only possible but necessary: global economic growth depends on it.
Full employment used to be an explicit goal of economic policy in most of the industrialized world. Some countries even achieved it. In Back to Full Employment, economist Robert Pollin argues that the United States—today faced with its highest level of unemployment since the Great Depressio—should put full employment back on the agenda.
We need a new regulatory framework that is capable of stabilizing markets and channeling financial resources away from the speculative casino.
Full employment and the welfare state.
When it comes to growth, the devil is in the details.