Press Room

Commentary

U.S. Pharma Industry Converts Monopoly Power into Political Power

The Real News Network

Interview, September 2017 | Lawrence King

U.S. Pharma Industry Converts Monopoly Power into Political Power In The Real News Network interview, UMass-Amherst economics professor Lawrence King explains how the pharmaceutical industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power.
Commentary

Improving Health by Reducing Poverty: Interview

The Real News Network

Interview, June 2017 | Peter Arno, Jeannette Wicks-Lim

Improving Healthcare by Reducing Poverty During The Real News Network interview, Peter Arno and Jeannette Wicks-Lim discuss how the Earned Income Tax Credit in New York improves healthcare for entire communities.
Commentary

California's Senate Passes Single Payer Health Act: Interview

The Real News Network

Interview, June 2017 | Robert Pollin

California's Senate Passes Single Payer Health Care Act During The Real News Network interview, Robert Pollin discusses how the new California single payer health care act would save money for households and businesses. Pollin and coauthors conducted the study that examined the impact of the single payer act.
Research

Economic Analysis of the Healthy California Single-Payer Health Care Proposal (SB-562)

Research Report, May 2017 | Robert Pollin, James Heintz, Peter Arno, Jeannette Wicks-Lim

Page 1 of 3

This is an official web page
of the University of Massachusetts.

Political Economy Research Institute

Gordon Hall, 418 N. Pleasant St., Suite A

Amherst, MA 01002
Tel: 413-545-6355 Fax: 413-577-0261
Contact: