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Decreased Bargaining Power Leads to Stagnate Wages

The Real News Network

Interview, May 2018 | Robert Pollin

Decreased Bargaining Power Leads to Stagnate Wages In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Robert Pollin addresses the unemployment rate and the reasons why wages aren't rising. >> Watch interview
Commentary

Toxic Profit: Meet the Top Super Polluters in the U.S.

The Real News Network

Interview, March 2018 | Michael Ash

Toxic Profit: Meet the Top Super Polluters in the U.S. In The Real News Network interview, Michael Ash discusses the release of PERI's Toxic 100 Air and Water Indexes, which use the latest Environmental Protection Agency data to list the top polluters in the U.S. The Toxic 100 Air Index includes an environmental justice report card which shows the extent to which air pollution burdens are imposed disproportionately on minority and low-income communities. >> View Toxic 100 Indexes
Commentary

After the 2008 Financial Crisis, a State of 'Productive Incoherence'

The Real News Network

Interview, April 2018 | Ilene Grabel

"Productive Incoherence" after the 2008 Financial Crisis In The Real News Network interview, Professor Ilene Grabel discusses the global financial landscape that has evolved since the 2008 financial crisis. >> Watch part 1 of interview >> Watch part 2 of interview
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Universal Basic Income and Minimum Wages: Progressive or Regressive?

The Real News Network

Interview, May 2018 | Katherine Moos

Universal Basic Income and Minimum Wages: Progressive or Regressive? In The Real News Network interview, PERI economist Katherine Moos discusses Finland's experiment with a Universal Basic Income. >> Watch interview
Commentary

Can Carbon Pricing Reduce CO2 Emissions?

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Interview, May 2018 | James K. Boyce

Can Carbon Pricing Reduce C02 Emissions? In The Real News Network interview, PERI's James Boyce discusses how carbon pricing can reduce carbon dioxide emissions and slow down global warming. >> Watch interview
Commentary

The Finance Curse

Tax Justice Network

Presentation, March 2018 | Gerald Epstein

The Finance Curse Gerald Epstein gives a keynote lecture on the high cost of finance and the finance curse. This talk was presented at a research workshop co-organized by the Tax Justice Network and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. >> View presentation
Commentary

IMF's Structural Adjustment Programs Weaken States They Aim to Strengthen

The Real News Network

Interview, March 2018 | Lawrence King

IMF's Structural Adjustment Programs Weaken States They Aim to Strengthen In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Lawrence King discusses how some IMF programs undermine the ability of governments in developing countries to properly govern. >> View Interview
Commentary

Capital Flight From Africa: How the Poor Finance the Rich

The Real News Network

Interview, February 2018 | Leonce Ndikumana

Capital Flight From Africa: How the Poor Finance the Rich In The Real News Network interview, Leonce Ndikumana discusses how a new World Bank report comparing economic growth among different regions in the world ignores key factors in addressing wealth and inequality in Africa.
Commentary

Electric Power Companies Top the List of Greenhouse Gas Emitters

The Real News Network

Interview, February 2018 | Michael Ash

Electric Power Companies Top the List of Greenhouse Gas Emitters In The Real News Network interview, Michael Ash discusses the release of PERI's Greenhouse 100 index, which identifies the top companies responsible for greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. >> View Toxic 100 Indexes
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