Reviewer Assessments of Economic Analysis of Medicare for All

    Reviewer Assessments of Economic Analysis of Medicare for All by Robert Pollin, James Heintz, Peter Arno, Jeannette Wicks-Lim, and Michael Ash >> Read study here. >> Download pdf of Reviewer Assessments here. In September 2017, an early stage in this...


    Interview with Jeannette Wicks-Lim

    PERI researcher Jeannette Wicks-Lim discusses her work on a range of issues, including living wages and minimum wages, the overall effects of instituting overtime pay for farmworkers, institutional racism and intersectionality in the U.S. labor market,...

    , Mar, 2021
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim

    Interview with James Boyce

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES James K. Boyce This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Boyce's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: How did your interest in economics come about, and why did you choose to pursue...

    , Jul, 2021
    James K. Boyce

    Finance Archive

    For PERI research on Finance and Macroeconomics from the current year, please go to the program home page. How to Create 19 Million Jobs and Push Unemployment Below 5 Percent December 2011 -- Robert Pollin, James Heintz, Heidi Garrett-Peltier and...

    African Development Policy Training Program

    The training program offers workshops targeted to senior members of African governments on structural and emerging issues in African development. Since 2013, PERI has collaborated with the African Development Institute at the African Development Bank...

    African Development Policy

    PERI in Focus - Archive

    In this Issue: Overcharged: The High Cost of High Finance Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice Assessing the Jobs-Environment Relationship A Just Transition for U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Workers The Revenue of a Financial Transaction Tax for...


    Farmers' Protests and the Political Economy of Modi's India PERI's Asian Political Economy Program hosts a panel discussion with Barbara Harriss-White, Jayati Ghosh, Navsharan Singh, Surinder Jodhka, and CP Chandrasekhar. The even is chaired by Smriti...


    Advancing New Perspectives on Feminist Political Economy: Interview with Katherine Moos

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Katherine Moos This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Katherine Moo's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: What attracted you to economics as a college major and as a career?...

    , Oct, 2019
    Katherine Moos, C.J. Polychroniou

    C.P. Chandrasekhar Joins PERI

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES C.P. Chandrasekhar This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Chandrasekhar's bio C.J. Polychroniou: You taught for more than thirty years at the Centre for Economics Studies and...

    , Mar, 2022
    C.P. Chandrasekhar, C.J. Polychroniou

    Interview: Katherine Moos

    PERI ECONOMIST Q&A SERIES Katherine Moos This interview is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Katherine Moo's bio here. Feminist Political Economy Sheds Extra Light Into Capitalism’s Systemic Exploitative...

    State and Local Economies

    State and Local Economies The Tax Adequacy Problem in the New England States: What Can Be Done About It? October 2014 -- The fiscal crisis of state governments precipitated by the Great Recession and the economic hard times that followed have thrown...


    Maximum Available Resources & Human Rights

    Resources are critical to the realization of economic and social rights. Article 2.1 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) states that “Each State Party to the present Covenant undertakes to take steps,...

    May, 2011
    Radhika Balakrishnan, Diane Elson, James Heintz, Nicholas Lusiani

    Capital Flight from Africa

    PERI’s research on capital flight from Africa explores the mechanisms, magnitudes, causes and developmental consequences of capital flight from Africa on African economies. PERI-OSF Research Project on: Capital Flight from Africa: Channels, Actors and...

    SAFER Policy Notes, Policy Briefs, and Congressional Testimony

    NOTE: SAFER was active during 2009-2012. We are making these materials available here, because many of them may still be of interest. SAFER Policy Notes provide short and accessible explanations of key topics in financial reform. SAFER Policy Briefs...

    The Financial Transaction Tax

    As we continue to suffer the consequences of the global financial crash, a tax on financial market transactions has been gaining support as a way to reach two important goals simultaneously: raising a substantial amount of revenue, and reducing the...


    Economics, The Environment and Our Common Wealth

    This fascinating volume has at its heart a simple but powerful premise: that a clean and safe environment is not a commodity to be allocated on the basis of purchasing power, nor a privilege to be allocated through political power, but rather a basic...

    , Jan, 2013
    James K. Boyce

    Global Pandemic

    The Global Pandemic and Economic Crisis Click on the links below to read ongoing commentary and research from PERI scholars and friends about the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S and global economies. Peter Arno and Philip Caper, "Covid-19 Vaccinations: A...


    The Global Pandemic and Economic Crisis

    Robert Pollin and C.J. Polychroniou, "If Trump Had Followed Vietnam’s Lead on COVID, U.S. Would Have Fewer than 100 Dead" Gerald Epstein and C.J. Polychroniou, "If The Fed Can Bail Out Wall Street, It Can Rescue Public Education" Steve Cohn, "Resisting...

    , Jun, 2019

    Estimates of the Potential Costs and Benefits of Extending Overtime Pay Eligibility to All Farmworkers in Massachusetts

    Abstract A 2019 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (MSJC) ruling expanded the types of workers who would be entitled to overtime premium pay rates as set out by the state’s Minimum Fair Wage law to include some agricultural workers. This research...

    Research Brief
    , Jun, 2020
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim

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