Robert Pollin

Robert Pollin (born 29 September 1950) is an American economist. He is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and founding co-director of its Political Economy Research Institute (PERI). He was the economic spokesperson in Jerry Brown's 1992 campaign for President of the United States. In 2013, Pollin, with Thomas Herndon and Michael Ash from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, published a paper which found several errors in Carmen Reinhart's and Kenneth Rogoff's widely cited 2010 paper, "Growth in a time of debt". Continue Reading »

Contours of Descent: U.S. Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity

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