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Duncan Foley and Lance Taylor Featured in Boston Globe

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.    

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Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism Program Highlighted on Inside HigherEd

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 […]

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Ann Stoler Interviewed about the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry

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 […]

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Dr. Lance Taylor Interviewed for the Institute for New Economic Thinking

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 […]

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New book on global warming co-edited by NSSR Prof. Semmler

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 […]

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Historical Studies Chair Federico Finchelstein Published in The New York Times

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 […]

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Pics from Prof Nell’s retirement celebration

On the occasion of Edward J. Nell, the Malcolm B. Smith Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research, retiring after 39 years of teaching at The New School, the Department of Economics hosted a conference celebrating his many contributions to the study of economics on Saturday, May 3, 2014.  Some pictures commemorating the event are below.          

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Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism

Dear NSSR Community, Please join NSSR Heuss Professor Wolfgang Streeck for a presentation of his latest book “Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism.” Joel Rogers and Claus Offe will join Wolfgang Streeck for a broader discussion. This special event will take place at the New York Goethe-Institut on May 14, 6pm. http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/ney/ver/en12706677v.htm. It has […]

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Literature does NOT make you more moral

PhD Candidate in psychology, David Kidd, along with other panelist at a Stanford Conference  posed the question: Does reading literature make you more moral? David is working with Prof. Emanuale Castano. You can read about the conference, its panelists, and even watch some video by click on this link. Below is an excerpt from the article. Kidd has […]

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Econ’s Prof. Shaikh contributes to Eminent Economists

The NSSR Econ Dept would like to announce their very own outstanding economists, Anwar Shaikh, is being included in this definitive work from Cambridge University Press on the Eminent Economists in the world today.  The book is a follow up to another book. Both detail the theories of some of the most influential economists of […]

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