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Central Bank Independence Is a Myth

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses his new book, "The Political Economy of Central Banking: Contested Control and the Power of Finance"

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A Case for Carbon Dividends

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's James K. Boyce discusses his new book, "The Case for Carbon Dividends."

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Unpaid Caregiving Increases Risk of Poverty in Retirement

In The Real News Network interview, Christian Weller discusses his study showing that caregivers of children or elderly parents are less likely to have decent retirement savings.

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Germany's Exit from Coal by 2038 Is an Important First Step

PERI's Robert Pollin applauds Germany's commitment to transition away from coal and provide its coal workers with transition support, but he notes that the exit timeline isn't rapid enough to meet the Paris Climate Agreement goals.

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Climate Change Is Devastating India with Heat Waves and Water Shortages

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Shouvik Chakraborty discusses India's climate disasters fueled by the government's resource mismanagement and fossil fuel consumption.

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Modern Monetary Theory: A Debate Between Gerald Epstein and Randall Wray

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the limitations of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), while Bard College Professor Randall Wray defends MMT.

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>> Read Gerald Epstein's report "The Institutional, Empirical and Policy Limits of 'Modern Money Theory'"

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Medicare for All Viability

In an interview on New England's WGBY, PERI's Jeannette Wicks-Lim discusses her study "Economic Analysis of Medicare for All," coauthored by Robert Pollin, James Heintz, Peter Arno, and Michael Ash. 

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Unemployment Is Down - Why Aren't Wages Up?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the recent jobs report, hidden unemployment, and the gap between productivity growth and wage growth.

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