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Boomers and Millennials Unite

The American Prospect

Commentary, April 2019 | Peter Arno, Ann Beaudry

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

The Real News Network

Interview, April 2019 | Gerald Epstein

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. >> Watch interview>> Read Gerald Epstein's report "The Institutional, Empirical and Policy Limits of 'Modern Money Theory'"
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Medicare for All Viability

Interview, April 2019 | Jeannette Wicks-Lim

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.  >> Watch interview
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Unemployment Is Down - Why Aren't Wages Up?

The Real News Network

Interview, April 2019 | Gerald Epstein

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. >> Watch interview
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A Case for Medicare for All

The Wall Street Journal

Commentary, March 2019 | Robert Pollin

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How Kleptocracy Impoverishes Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa

The Real News Network

Interview, February 2019 | Leonce Ndikumana

How Kleptocracy Impoverishes Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Léonce Ndikumana discusses a new methodology for estimating the extent of capital flight from African countries.    >> Watch interview>> Read study "Magnitude and Mechanisms of Capital Flight from Angola, Cote d’Ivoire and South Africa" by Léonce Ndikumana and James Boyce
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Public "Medicare for All" Saves U.S. Taxpayers 1.5 Trillion Dollars

The Real News Network

Interview, January 2019 | Robert Pollin

Public "Medicare for All" Saves U.S. Taxpayers 1.5 Trillion Dollars In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Robert Pollin and Adam Gaffney, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, discuss how a fully public-sector health care system can save taxpayers 1.5 trillion dollars. >> Watch interview

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