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James Crotty Awarded Japanese Society of Political Economy Book Prize


The Japanese Society of Political Economy awarded its 2020 Book Prize to PERI researcher James Crotty for his 2017 volume Capitalism, Macroeconomics and Reality: Understanding Globalization, Financialization, Competition and CrisisThe Prize also gave “special reference” to Prof. Crotty’s 2019 work Keynes Against Capitalism:  His Economic Case for Liberal Socialism.

Climate Courage Award to Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin


The Climate Change Leadership Institute has awarded Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin its 2020 Climate Courage Award for their recent book Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal. The award commends the book for “proposing a global solution that is not only bold and viable but also replete with the need for a just transition.”

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