In an interview with The Real News Network, PERI's Gerald Epstein says that we need to understand Trump's economic policy as aimed at amassing as much power as possible in order to stifle opposition.
The Real News Network interviews Bob Pollin about his plan that guarantees pensions and wages, shifts workers out of the industry through retirement rather than job losses, and helps the country meet the UN climate goals.
James Heintz participates in IMF panel on exploring how macroeconomic policy should be used as a tool to advance women's economic empowerment and equality.
Book Discussion on Greening the Global Economy and Climate Change Robert Pollin, author of Greening the Global Economy, and Joseph Romm, author of Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know, talked about how to best reduce carbon emissions around the world.
In an interview with The Real News Network, Leonce Ndikumana, Director of the African Development Policy program at PERI, says resource-rich economies like Nigeria need to reform tax codes to make real impacts on sanitation and the welfare of the poor.