Commentary

    U.S. Imperialism and a Global Green New Deal: Interview with Shouvik Chakraborty

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Shouvik Chakraborty This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Shouvik Chakraborty's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: You studied economics in India. What drew you into this field of...

    Interview
    , Jul, 2020
    Shouvik Chakraborty, C.J. Polychroniou
     Research

    Is Imperialism Passé in the 21st Century?

    Abstract Hardt and Negri in Empire argue that "Imperialism is over." On the contrary, others argue that not only is imperialism not dead, but its machinations have amplified during the phase of globalisation (Patnaik's The Value of Money, Patnaik and...

    Working Paper
    , Jan, 2020
    Rohit Azad, Shouvik Chakraborty
     Research

    Do U.S. Workers Gain from U.S. Imperialism?

    >> Purchase book from Routledge >> Read Book review in Monthly Review PERI Co-Director Gerald Epstein contributes a chapter in the newly published Routledge Group book, The Changing Face of Imperialism. In his chapter, Epstein attempts to answer the...

    Essay
    , Apr, 2018
    Gerald Epstein
     Research

    South Asian Economies in Two Imperialist Regimes Between 1950 and 2020

    This paper discusses the evolution of post-colonial South Asian economies using the triad of dominant classes, state ,and imperialism. Two key insights help us make sense of this evolution. First, the dominant classes such as landed interests, private...

    Working Paper
    , Dec, 2020
    Vamsi Vakulabharanam
     Commentary

    Interview with David Kotz

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES David Kotz This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read David Kotz bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: Your undergraduate degree was in physics, but you ended up pursuing graduate studies...

    Interview
    , Jul, 2021
    David M. Kotz
     Research

    State Capitalism, Imperialism, and China: Bringing History Back In

    Abstract State capitalism is experiencing a great revival as a term to capture the current capitalist constellations, increasingly replacing neoliberalism. Unlike neoliberalism, however, the term state capitalism has a long history reaching back to the...

    Working Paper
    , Feb, 2023
    Isabella Weber

    Reviewer Assessments of Economic Analysis of Medicare for All

    or even in terms of comparable medical procedures and pharmaceuticals. However, excessive costs have not translated into superior quality of care, as evidenced by poor clinical outcomes and life expectancy compared to countries that spend much less on...

     Commentary

    Does Iron Fist Imperialism Benefit U.S. Workers?

    Does Iron Fist Imperialism Benefit U.S. Workers? In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses his contribution to the new book, "Changing Face of Imperialsim." In his chapter, he finds that between 1985 and 2000, U.S. workers...

    Interview
    , May, 2018
    Gerald Epstein
     Commentary

    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,...

    Interview
    , Mar, 2021
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim

    African Development Policy

    African Development Policy Training Program

    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 to deliver workshops on themes such as:...

    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...

    PERI in Focus - Archive

    U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Workers The Revenue of a Financial Transaction Tax for U.S. Financial Markets Additional Recent PERI Research PERI Commentary and News Coverage Overcharged: The High Cost of Finance After decades of deregulation, the current...

     Research

    Colonial Institutions, Geography, or Post-Colonial Policy? Evidence on Long-Term Comparative Development from a Natural Experiment in South Asia

    prospects of different countries. As a part of the same research agenda, albeit a focus on economic divergence between peripheral economies, this paper enquires about the extent to which comparative development is shaped not only by the two inherited...

    Working Paper
    , Apr, 2018
    Shahram Azhar
     Research

    Living Wage Laws in Practice: The Boston, New Haven and Hartford Experiences

    A new report from Mark Brenner and Stephanie Luce "Living Wage Laws in Practice: The Boston, New Haven and Hartford Experiences" fills that gap. It is the most comprehensive research to date on how living wage laws really work. Drawing on data from...

    Research Report
    , Oct, 2005
    Mark D. Brenner, Stephanie Luce

    APWU-Appendix-PERI

    APWU-Appendix-PERI.zip

     Research

    The Role of the State in Economic Transformation: Comparing the Transition Experiences of Russia and China

    This paper will examine the transition experiences of Russia and China, with the aim of drawing lessons about the relative effectiveness of the neoliberal and the state directed transition strategies. Section 2 considers Russia=s economic transition...

    Working Paper
    , Sep, 2004
    David M. Kotz
     Research

    Ra̼l Prebisch and Economic Dynamics: Cyclical growth and center-periphery interaction

    Prebisch believed that understanding the evolution of capitalist economies over time and in different contexts required a general cycle approach, which he labeled

    Working Paper
    , Feb, 2014
    Esteban Pérez Caldentey, Matías Vernengo
     Research

    The "Grand Experiment": An early review of energy-related Recovery Act efforts

    $840 billion into the U.S. economy for job creation, technological advancement, and infrastructure development. This grand experiment of stimulus support targeted education, health care, unemployment assistance, the environment, and energy programs,...

    Working Paper
    , Dec, 2013
    Sanya Carley, Martin Hyman

    PERI-Carnegie Research Project

    PERI-Carnegie-Corporation of New York Research Project on: Capital Flight from Africa and Perverse Global Connections As a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, Léonce Ndikumana received a generous grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to support a...


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