Press Room

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
In The Media

Professor Jayati Ghosh to Join PERI

Interview, March 2020 | Jayati Ghosh, C.J. Polychroniou

Commentary

Women Outnumber Men in the U.S. Workforce–What Does it Mean?

The Real News Network

Interview, February 2020 | Katherine Moos

Women Outnumber Men in the U.S. Workforce-What Does it Mean? PERI's Katherine Moos discusses December's employment data, which shows that for the second time in history women outnumber men in the U.S. workforce. >> Watch interview
Commentary

Unpaid Caregiving Increases Risk of Poverty in Retirement

The Real News Network

Interview, July 2019 | Christian Weller

Unpaid Caregiving Increases Risk of Poverty in Retirement In The Real News Network interview, Christian Weller discusses his study showing that caregivers of children or elderly parents are less likely to have decent retirement savings. >> Watch interview>> Working Paper
Page 1 of 4

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: