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Pandemics and Indian Cities

Commentary, July 2020 | Vamsi Vakulabharanam, Sripad Motiram

Commentary
Revert to Full Employment to Overcome Neoliberalism and COVID-19 Jobs Crisis In an interview with Global Political Economy, published on theAnalysis.news, PERI's Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centered on full employment to deal with the rapidly unfolding jobs crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. >> Watch interview
Commentary

Left Perspectives on the World and China

Webinar, June 2020 | Isabella Weber

Viral Politics: Left Perspectives on the World and China PERI's Isabella Weber participates in a webinar that examines U.S.-China tensions following the outbreak of COVID-19. The discussion was hosted by Critical China Scholars and co-sponsored by PERI's Asian Political Economy program, among others. >> Watch webinar
Commentary

Jobs Day: What It Is and Why It Matters

Webinar, June 2020 | Jeannette Wicks-Lim

Jobs Day: What It Is and Why It Matters In a webinar for the Groundwork Collaborative, PERI's Jeannette Wicks-Lim discusses how America's long-standing trajectory of structural racism has impacted employment in Black communities. >> Watch webinar
Commentary

What Is Work?

Presentation, June 2020 | Nancy Folbre

What Is Work? In an animation by Institute for New Economic Thinking, PERI's Nancy Folbre shows how nearly half of all work done in this country is ignored by economists. She argues that we need to create better measures of non-market income, consumption and investment. >> Watch animation
Commentary
Global Division of Labor Across Two Eras of Globalization: A Long-Term View on the COVID-19 Crisis PERI's Isabella Weber participates in a workshop titled, "International Trade in a Post-COVID-19 World" presented by Rebuilding Macroeconomics >> Watch workshop
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