• Isabella Weber

    Isabella Weber PERI Research Associate and Research Leader in China Studies; Assistant Professor of Economics Isabella M. Weber (Ph.D., University of Cambridge and Ph.D., The New School for Social Research) is the Research Leader for China of the Asian...

  • Interview: Isabella Weber

    SERIES Isabella Marie Weber This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Isabella Weber's bio here. The Peculiarities of China's Economic Model C.J. Polychroniou: How did you get into economics? Isabella Maria...

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    Isabella Weber Chosen for 2023 Time 100 Next List

    little or no competition, so they keep their prices high and profit margins fat. Don’t take my word for it; economist Isabella Weber has the receipts showing how price-gouging sellers push inflation higher. She’s listened in on Wall Street earnings...

    In the Media
    , Sep, 2023
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    Isabella Weber Interviewed as Featured International Economics Association Economist

    >> Read interview During an interview with the International Economic Association (IEA), PERI economist Isabella Weber discusses her work on monetary theory, China, global trade, and the history of economic thought. Weber is the IEA's featured...

    Interview
    , Mar, 2022
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    How China Escaped Shock Therapy: Interview with Isabella Weber

    In an interview with the Institute for New Economic Thinking, PERI's Isabella Weber discusses her new book on how China managed its transition from central planning to markets. >> Purchase "How China Escaped Shock Therapy"

    Interview
    , Oct, 2021
    Isabella Weber
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    Isabella Weber on Establishing Price Controls in Germany

    >> Read article published by Der Spiegel PERI's Isabella Weber is profiled in Der Spiegel about her work in designing price controls for Germany during its current experience with high inflation.

    Commentary
    , Oct, 2022
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    Isabella Weber Interview on Inflation, Price Controls, and Globalization

    >> Read interview published by Project Syndicate >> Read Weber's book "How China Escaped Shock Therapy" PERI's Isabella M. Weber discusses reimagining economic policymaking as a form of disaster preparedness in response to the pandemic, climate change...

    Interview
    , Sep, 2022
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    Isabella Weber’s Inflation Research and Policy Work Profiled

    >> "What if We’re Thinking About Inflation All Wrong?" by Zachary Carter for The New Yorker >> "Lone Voice on Inflation Grows Louder" by Mehreen Khan for The London Times

    Commentary
    , Jun, 2023
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    How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate

    >> Order book >> Read interview with Isabella Weber on Bloomberg >> Read LA Review of Books review China has become deeply integrated into the world economy. Yet, gradual marketization has facilitated the country's rise without leading to its wholesale...

    Book
    , May, 2021
    Isabella Weber

    Global Pandemic

    About Newly Imagined Federal Reserve Credit-Allocation Policies" Robert Pollin, "Climate Crisis and the Coronavirus" Isabella Weber, "Viral Politics: Left Perspectives on the World and China" UMass Amherst Dept of Economics, "Statement on Racist...

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    The Global Pandemic and Economic Crisis

    About Newly Imagined Federal Reserve Credit-Allocation Policies" Robert Pollin, "Climate Crisis and the Coronavirus" Isabella Weber, "Viral Politics: Left Perspectives on the World and China" UMass Amherst Dept of Economics, "Statement on Racist...

    Commentary
    , Jun, 2019
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  • Economists

    Profile Vamsi Vakulabharanam Co-Director, Asian Political Economy ProgramAssociate Professor of Economics View Profile Isabella Weber PERI Research AssociateResearch Leader in China StudiesAssistant Professor of Economics View Profile Noé Wiener...

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    Global Division of Labor Across Two Eras of Globalization: A Long-Term View on the COVID-19 Crisis

    Global Division of Labor Across Two Eras of Globalization: A Long-Term View on the COVID-19 Crisis PERI's Isabella Weber participates in a workshop titled, "International Trade in a Post-COVID-19 World" presented by Rebuilding Macroeconomics >> Watch...

    Presentation
    , Jun, 2020

    Staff

    Lawrence King Patrick Mason Katherine Moos Léonce Ndikumana Lenore Palladino Gregor Semieniuk Vamsi Vakulabharanam Isabella Weber Jeannette Wicks-Lim Research Associates / Senior Research Associates C.P. Chandrasekhar Hasan Cömert James Crotty Jane...

    Research Assistants

    student in the Department of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. At PERI, he works with Professor Isabella Weber on the sectoral nature of inflation and the relationship between inflation and corporate profits. His general interests...

    PERI Economist Interview Series

    Development Challenges >> Read interview Greg Semieniuk Climate Change Intensifies Inequality >> Read interview Isabella Weber The Peculiarities of China's Economic Model >> Read interview Jeannette Wicks-Lim Wage Stagnation, Worker Bargaining Power,...

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    Climate Change Intensifies Inequality: An Interview with Gregor Semieniuk

    Finally, rapid structural change risks destabilization. In her interview with you in this series, my colleague Isabella Weber points out how rapid price changes destabilized the formerly socialist countries. Poorly coordinated structural change could...

    Interview
    , Jul, 2020
    Gregor Semieniuk, C.J. Polychroniou

    Asian Political Economy Research Leaders

    Asian Political Economy Research Leaders Click on name for more information China Studies: Isabella Weber, Assistant Professor of Economics, UMass Amherst and PERI Research Associate India Studies: Smriti Rao, Professor of Economics and Global Studies,...

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    The Making of China's Economic Reforms

    Published by IPPR Progressive Review and Pandora >> Read interview In an interview for Pandora magazine, PERI's Isabella Weber discusses her forthcoming book, How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Economic Reform Debate.

    Interview
    , Sep, 2019
    Isabella Weber
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    China Is not the Enemy - Neoliberalism Is

    >> Read article in Jacobin PERI's Isabella Weber, Zhongjin Li and Hao Qi propose that the enemy in this pandemic is not China but, instead, inequality and the logic of profit over people.

    Commentary
    , May, 2020
    Isabella Weber, Hao Qi, Zhongjin Li

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