PERI CONFERENCE: Global Inflation Today

PERI CONFERENCE: Global Inflation Today

Emerging out of the COVID lockdown, inflation in the U.S. and globally has risen to the highest levels in 40 years.  On December 2-3, PERI will host a conference to explore the causes of this global inflation spike.  Conference participants will also provide critical perspectives on the austerity macroeconomic policies being implemented globally to control inflation and will propose alternative policies capable of managing inflation without imposing austerity and rising mass unemployment. The conference will include five panels over two days, with presentations available both in person at UMass and online.  

>> Read conference papers.

>> Read commentary by conference presenters published by The American Prospect.

>> Watch video of conference


Friday, December 2: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday, December 3: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Gordon Hall, Third Floor Conference Room

Breakfast and lunch served onsite, breakfast starting at 8:30am on 12/2 and 8:00am on 12/3. 



For more information, contact Nicole Dunham at .

Event Information

Event Start Date & Time December 2, 2022 9:30 am
Event End Date & Time December 3, 2022 3:00 pm
Location Gordon Hall
Conference Room (3rd Floor)

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