Date | March, 2015

Darrick Hamilton published: “The Color of Wealth in Boston”

New School Professor Darrick Hamilton has published, in a joint effort between Duke University and The New School, a report for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston entitled, “The Color of Wealth in Boston.” The report shows that, “with respect to types and size of assets and debt held, the data collected on white households and nonwhite […]

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Darrick Hamilton Nominated as President of NEA

Darrick Hamilton, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano – The New School for International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy, was recently announced as nominated to be president-elect of the National Economic Association (NEA).  Duties as such include organizing the NEA’s annual conference for 2016, and leading several committees. Hamilton would subsequently be scheduled as president, and would deliver […]

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New School Receives German Research Foundation Grants

Will Milberg, the dean of The New School for Social Research (NSSR), and five other New School faculty members will be participating in an international comparative analysis on the topic of wealth and income disparity in Germany and the United States. Sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the analysis comprises ten projects, each funded through […]

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Put Out the Fire in GDP

This article is reproduced entirely from Jacob Assa’s Public Seminar post found here.  No one can escape discussions about the state of “the economy.” They inform political campaigns in the U.S., debt and austerity battles in the Eurozone, and development efforts in the poorest countries in the world. Our ideas about “the economy” — how […]

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Foley and Taylor honored: Leontief Prize

Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor, who were recently honored with Tufts University’s Leontieff Prize, were recently interviewed for the Boston Globe.  The article, available here, discusses not only their personal backgrounds and career contributions, but also their views on current major economic issues. The Leontief Prize, awarded annually, in memory of Wassily Leontief, “is designed to recognize […]

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Teresa Ghilarducci bio in USA Today

New School Economics Professor Teresa Ghilarducci was discussed recently in USA Today, covering not only her personal background, but also her research agenda and career goals. The article, which can be found here, also poses her work within the context of today’s retirement picture.

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Event Video: “Empire of Cotton”

Sven Beckert’s talk at The New School on February 5 was recently made available online.  Sponsored by the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies, the talk covered Professor Beckert’s new book, Empire of Cotton, and was recorded by CSPAN.  The video is available below. http://www.c-span.org/video/?324267-1/book-discussion-empire-cotton

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William “Sandy” Darity: Does Racism Make You Sick?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003  William “Sandy” Darity will present “Does Racism Make You Sick?” at SCEPA’s Annual Robert Heilbroner Memorial Lecture on the Future of Capitalism. Darity is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of […]

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