Policy Research in Macroeconomics

Gates, who is honest enough to admit he flew to the 2015 Paris COP21 negotiations in his private jet, displays a studied indifference to the role played by the world’s the billionaire class – the 1% - in precipitating ‘climate disaster’. Fortunately, climate scientists have no such blind spot. As the physicist Prof Kevin Anderson explains, globally about 50% of all CO2 is emitted, not by the average citizen, but by the top 10% of the population.
Gates, who is honest enough to admit he flew to the 2015 Paris COP21 negotiations in his private jet, displays a studied indifference to the role played by the world’s the billionaire class – the 1% - in precipitating ‘climate disaster’. Fortunately, climate scientists have no such blind spot. As the physicist Prof Kevin Anderson explains, globally about 50% of all CO2 is emitted, not by the average citizen, but by the top 10% of the population.

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Ann Pettifor

Ann Pettifor

Ann Pettifor – Director of PRIME and author of The Case for the Green New Deal (Verso, 2019) and The Production of Money (Verso, 2017).

Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith

Director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics

Geoff Tily

Geoff Tily

TUC Senior Economist and author Keynes Betrayed (Palgrave, 2007)

John Weeks

John Weeks

(1941-2020) Professor Emeritus, School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London, and author of Economics of the 1%: How mainstream economics serves the rich, obscures reality and distorts policy (Anthem Press,2020)

Kari Polanyi-Levitt

Kari Polanyi-Levitt

Emerita Professor of Economics at McGill University, Montreal and author of Silent Surrender: The Multinational Corporation in Canada (McGill Press, 2002)

Anna Coote

Anna Coote

A leading analyst, writer and advocate in the field of social policy, and until recently head of Social Policy at NEF. She is co-author of The Case for Universal Basic Services (Polity, 2020)

Massimo Amato

Massimo Amato

Professor of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, and co-author of The End of Finance (Polity Books)

Luca Fantacci

Luca Fantacci

Economic historian and co-author, with Massimo Amato, of The End of Finance (Politybooks)

László Andor

László Andor

Hungarian economist who, from 2010 to 2014, was Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion in the Barroso II administration of the European Commission. He is Secretary General of the Foundation of European Progressive Studies

T. Sabri Öncü

T. Sabri Öncü

An independent economist based in İstanbul, Turkey

Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson

American economist, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri–Kansas City and a researcher at the Levy Economics Institute at Bard College, former Wall Street analyst, political consultant, commentator and journalist

Steve Keen

Steve Keen

An Australian Post-Keynesian economist and author of Debunking Economics (Zed, 2011)

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