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Economics Seminar with Mark Weisbrot of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm to 5:40 pm

Room D1009, Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East 16th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10011

Mark Weisbrot is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.

He is co-author, with Dean Baker, of Social Security: The Phony Crisis (University of Chicago Press, 2000), and has written numerous research papers on economic policy. He writes a column on economic and policy issues that is distributed to over 550 newspapers around the globe. His opinion pieces have appeared in The Guardian, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and most major U.S. newspapers, as well as in Brazil’s largest newspaper, Folha de São Paulo. He appears regularly on national and local television and radio programs. He is also president of Just Foreign Policy.

Dr. Weisbrot will talk about his new book, Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong About the Global Economy.

 

Sponsored by the Economics Department at the New School for Social Research.

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Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions

Audience

General Public

Theme

Politics, Policy and Government

School

The New School for Social Research, Department of Economics

Topic

Economics

Cost

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