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Robert Pollin and James Boyce of PERI comment in Moyers & Company news story on the development of a renewable energy economy

Robert N. Pollin, economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), and James Boyce, economics and PERI, comment in a news story about how development of a renewable energy economy would produce jobs, reduce pollution and help reduce income inequality. (Billmoyers.com, 3/17/16)

 

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The work of economists Deepankar Basu and Amit Basole on the calorie consumption puzzle in India is cited in newspaper article “Cultural norms, Veblen effect and malnutrition”

The work of economists Deepankar Basu and Amit Basole on the calorie consumption puzzle in India was referred to in the Mint on Sunday newspaper article “Cultural norms, Veblen effect and malnutrition” by Sumit Mishra.  Read article.

 

 

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Paper by Deepankar Basu and graduate student Kartik Misra on the 2014 General Elections in India referred to in recent feature article in Indian media

A paper by faculty member Deepankar Basu and graduate student Kartik Misra on the 2014 General Elections in India was referred to in the article “Youth and the Political Economy of Dissent,” published recently in Mint on Sunday/Economics Express.  Read the article.

 

 

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Article co-authored by James K. Boyce, Klara Zwickl, and Michael Ash published in Ecological Economics

James K. Boyce, Klara Zwickl, and Michael Ash co-authored the article “Measuring_Environmental_Inequality,” which was recently published in Ecological Economics.
Alternative measures of environmental inequality in the 50 U.S. states are presented vis-à-vis exposure to industrial air pollution.

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Gerald Epstein discusses Neel Kashkari’s stance on Bernie Sanders’ proposal to break up big banks

Gerald Epstein discusses the stance of Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, on presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposal to break up big banks. (Real News Network, 3/1/16)