Higher education is in the midst of a major transition both inside and outside the classroom. Demand for college degrees in the modern workplace is growing, while costs to attend college are rising. This has led students—undergraduate and graduate alike—to take out loans totaling more than $1 trillion nationwide. The result of this socioeconomic burden […]
SCEPA Research Assistant, Kyle K. Moore, discusses his research on racial gaps in morbidity (illness and physical limitations) and the resulting inequality in retirement time and benefits.
PhD Economics Student Catherine Ruetschlin recently appeared on Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed to discuss Walmart’s wages. The video is embedded below but you can also view it at Cuny.tv
Faculty members Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor were recently featured in a Boston Globe article in honor of their receiving the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought. The article investigates and explains the two economists’ history with and interpretation of Keynesian theory. The full article can be found at the Boston Globe.
Scott McLemee wrote about NSSR’s Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism program for Inside Higher Ed. McLemee notes the promise of the program’s novel take on teaching critical writing, as well as the impressive list of faculty members, writing: The roster of faculty and guest speakers listed on its Web site is clearly the program’s biggest draw for now, and […]
Faculty member Ann Stoler was interviewed by the anthropology site Savage Minds about the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry. In the interview Stoler explains what differentiates The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry from other summer programs: Our idea is somewhat different. The focus of the ICSI seminars is both more intensive and perhaps less about […]
Dr. Lance Taylor, Professor Emeritus at The New School for Social Research, was recently interviewed by Lynn Paramore for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. The interview includes Dr. Taylor’s recent paper, “Wage Increases, Transfers, and the Socially Determined Income Distribution in the USA“, co-written with Nelson Barbosa and published by The Institute For New Economic Thinking’s […]
The Oxford Handbook of the Macroeconomics of Global Warming Edited by Lucas Bernard and Willi Semmler Explores the consequences of climate change for the world economy Considers the impact of preventative measures, adaptation policies, and international agreements on employment, growth, and business Discusses issues of modeling, law, and protocol Compares the effects of global warming and related policy decisions for […]
Federico Finchelstein, Associate Professor and Chair of Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research, has published an Op-Ed in The New York Times entitled Russia Today, Argentina Tomorrow concerning state influence on available media between the two nations following a major television partnership deal. Finchelstein writes: Evident in the TV deal, though, was a […]
Recently, a number of NSSR students have received widely recognized awards to support their research. Three students in Anthropology won awards to help them with their dissertation fieldwork from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Students in Sociology, Economics, and Anthropology have won National Science Foundation Grants. These are prestigious national awards, so congratulate these students when you […]