The following article was originally published on New School News. “The first week of 2018 was a busy one for Darrick Hamilton, one of the country’s leading stratification economists. At the start of the new year, he traveled to the American Economic Association conference in Philadelphia to make a presentation on baby bond accounts, his […]
Heilbroner Colleague and Economics Professor Teresa Ghilarducci was recently featured in a new article from Bloomberg, “The Argument for Ditching the 401(k) and Starting Over.” Read the full article here.
Wed, Feb 14, 2018, 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Nothing to do on Valentine’s Day? How about joining us for an unconventional celebration of the publication of Precarious Work (edited by Alyson Cole and Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam), WSQ (Vol. 45, Nos. 3-4, Fall/Winter 2017)? Inspired by Kathi Weeks’s article in the issue, “Down With Love,” we […]
Graduate Fellow Ibrahim Shikaki was recently featured on the podcast Globalisation Cafe, where he talked about his ongoing research concerning the relationship between wages, inequality, and Israeli occupation. Listen to the full podcast here.
Heilbroner c0-director and Dissent Magazine editor Julia Ott was recently featured in Dissent Magazine’s newest forum, “Debating the Uses and Abuses of Neoliberalism.” Professor Ott debated the explanatory power of neoliberalism alongside such experts as N.D.B. Connoly and Timothy Shenk. For a full list of debate positions, click here. To read Professor Ott’s piece, click […]
Please join us in congratulating our colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania Press on the launch of their forthcoming journal, Capitalism and History. More information is available below. For information on subscriptions and submission instructions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our colleague Professor Darrick Hamilton was recently featured in the Washington Post for his “Baby Bonds” proposal, wherein each American baby would receive between $500 and $50,000 at birth. These funds would be placed in a bond, untouchable by both family and child until the recipient’s 18th birthday. Funds could be used to pay for […]
Former Heilbroner Fellow McKenzie Wark and New School Philosophy’s Professor Chiara Bottici were recently featured in a new publication from the Museum of Capitalism, recently opened in Oakland, California. Purchase the book here. The new collection “offers a glimpse into its controversial project of untimely memorialization. Published contemporaneously with the opening of Museum of Capitalism in […]
Congratulations to Faculty Fellow Professor Mark Setterfield on his forthcoming article, “Can monetary policy survive policy model mis-specification? Model uncertainty and the perils of ‘policy model complacency’” from Metroeconomica. An abstract of the essay can be found below. Read the whole article here. “The question addressed in this paper is: can monetary policy succeed in stabilizing […]
Heightening the Contradictions and Missing the Point The following is an excerpt from Jan Dutkiewicz and Andrew Norris’s essay, “What Cass Sunstein Gets Wrong About Marxism, Sanders, and American Politics: Heightening the Contradictions and Mising The Point.” A full version can be found on Public Seminar. Dutkiewicz is a former Heilbroner Center Graduate Fellow. “More […]