• Michael Ash

    Michael Ash Co-Director, Corporate Toxics Information Project, and Professor of Economics Michael Ash (Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley 1999) is professor of economics and public policy and chair of the Economics Department at...

  •  Commentary

    Interview with Michael Ash

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Michael Ash This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Michael's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: Why did you choose economics, and how did you end up teaching at UMass-Amherst?...

    Interview
    , Nov, 2021
    Michael Ash, C.J. Polychroniou
     Research

    Toxic 100 Names Top Climate, Air, and Water Polluters-2020

    PERI researchers led by Michael Ash and James Boyce have produced updated versions of the Greenhouse 100 and Toxic 100 Indexes. The Greenhouse 100 ranks U.S. corporations by their emissions responsible for global climate change. The Toxic 100 ranks...

    Press Release
    , Jan, 2021
    Michael Ash, James K. Boyce

    Events

    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...

    Corporate Toxics Information Project (2)

    Program Project directors James K. Boyce, Director, PERI Program on Development, Peacebuilding, and the Environment Michael Ash, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Amherst Read an interview with Professors Boyce and...

  • Economists

    of Economics View Profile Peter Arno Senior Fellow and Directorof Health Policy Research View Profile Michael Ash Co-Director, Corporate Toxics Information Projectand Professor of Economics View Profile James K. Boyce Senior FellowProfessor Emeritus...

  • Research Assistants

    at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a research assistant for Professor Robert Pollin and Professor Michael Ash. She is updating the graduate econometrics class material, as well as assisting Professor Pollin on a project that aims to...

    PERI in Focus - Archive

    the book What Is the Trade-Off Between Jobs and Environmental Quality for Minority Groups? A new paper by James Boyce and Michael Ash analyzes the relationship (and possible trade-off) between jobs and toxic environmental exposure in order to help...

    Corporate Toxics Information Project

    Program Directors: James K. Boyce and Michael Ash Data Management Specialist: Rich Puchalsky >> Read interview with co-directors, James Boyce and Michael Ash From the Right to Know to the Right to Clean Air and Water PERI’s Corporate Toxics Information...

     Research

    Updated Indexes from PERI Name top Climate, Air, and Water Polluters

    >> View updated Indexes at Toxic100.org Press Release AMHERST, Mass. –PERI researchers Michael Ash and James Boyce along with Rich Puchalsky today published their latest Greenhouse 100 Polluters Index, Toxic 100 Air Polluters Index and Toxic 100 Water...

    Press Release
    , Jan, 2024
    Michael Ash, James K. Boyce, Rich Puchalsky
     Research

    The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of the Environment

    book, edited by Éloi Laurent and Klara Zwickl and featuring leading environmental scholars, including PERI's James Boyce, Michael Ash, and Rich Puchalsky, presents the state of the art of the discipline that considers ecological issues and crises from a...

    Book
    , Nov, 2021
    Eloi Laurent, Klara Zwickl

    SAFER: A Committee of Economists and other Experts for Stable, Accountable, Fair and Efficient Financial Reform

    SAFER Contributors and Participants Eileen Appelbaum, Rutgers University and Center for Economic Policy Research Michael Ash, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Dean Baker, Center for Economic Policy Research William Black, University of Missouri,...

     Commentary

    Interview with Jeannette Wicks-Lim

    recent examples include an economic analysis of Medicare for All that I did with Bob Pollin, James Heintz, Peter Arno and Michael Ash, and another is an analysis of the how paying farm laborers overtime premium pay would impact agricultural workers and...

    Interview
    , Mar, 2021
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim
     Research

    The Bank's Take on the Paycheck Protection Program

    to subsidize businesses with fewer than 500 employees so they could limit layoffs and pay benefits. But PERI researcher Michael Ash, with Zeke Ash and Rich Puchalsky show that significant shares of the overall funding were received by banks that merely...

    Research Brief
    , Aug, 2020
    Michael Ash, Zeke Ash, Rich Puchalsky

    Reviewer Assessments of Economic Analysis of Medicare for All

    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 research...

     Research

    Carbon Pricing, Co-Pollutants, and Climate Policy: Evidence from California

    into local air quality benefits just about everywhere. In the current issue of PLOS Medicine, James Boyce and Michael Ash, co-directors of PERI's Corporate Toxics Information Project, review the first evidence-based study of the program's initial...

    Journal Article
    , Jul, 2018
    Robert N. McCauley
     Research

    Toxic 100 Names Top Climate, Air, and Water Polluters-2021

    communities which large corporations release toxic and climate-altering pollutants into our environment,” said Professor Michael Ash, co-director of PERI's Corporate Toxics Information Project. “We assess not just how many pounds of pollutants are...

    Press Release
    , Dec, 2021
    Michael Ash, James K. Boyce, Rich Puchalsky
     Research

    Naming Worst U.S. Corporate Polluters

    communities which large corporations release toxic and climate-altering pollutants into our environment,” said Professor Michael Ash, co-director of PERI's Corporate Toxics Information Project. “People have a right to know about their exposure to toxic...

    Press Release
    , Dec, 2022
    Michael Ash, James K. Boyce, Rich Puchalsky

    Staff

    Staff Co-Directors Gerald Epstein Robert Pollin Economists Peter S. Arno Michael Ash James K. Boyce Shouvik Chakraborty Daniel Ellsberg Nancy Folbre Jayati Ghosh James Heintz Lawrence King Patrick Mason Katherine Moos Léonce Ndikumana Lenore Palladino...

    Greenhouse 100 Names Top Climate Polluters

    making this information available, we are building on the achievements of the right-to-know movement,” explains Professor Michael Ash, co-director of PERI’s Corporate Toxics Information Project. “Our goal is to engender public participation in...

    James K. Boyce, Michael Ash

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