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Arjun Jayadev


Arjun Jayadev is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a faculty member at Azim Premji University. He works on issues of Macroeconomics, Finance and Distribution. His research has appeared in several leading journals as well as in popular outlets. He is also a consultant to the Institute for New Economic Thinking where he is deputy director of the Political Economy of Distribution Program and helps oversee the partnership between Azim Premji University and INET.

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India: Demonetization and its Discontents

Article | Nov 28, 2016

By suddenly eliminating two widely used bank notes, India’s government risks undermining public confidence in the basic means of exchange

Tides and Prejudice: Racial Attitudes During Downturns in the United States 1979-2014

Paper Conference paper | | Nov 2016

This paper analyzes white attitudes towards African Americans in the United States at different points in a business cycle from 1979- 2014.

Are Our Earnings Really Our 'Just Deserts'?

Article | Oct 5, 2016

A new paper by Nancy Folbre offers an evidence-based refutation of ‘just-world’ assumptions

Do U.S. Economists Ignore Inequality?

Article | Sep 14, 2016

Painting economics as blind to inequality may be overstating matters, but for too long efforts to explain it have been self limiting. Now, new economic thinkers are willing to pose uncomfortable questions.

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INET Guide to the 2017 EEA Meeting

Event Conference | Feb 23–26, 2017

A reference guide to all Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) community presentations at the Eastern Economic Association’s (EEA) 2017 annual meeting

Jayadev: TPP is Dead, but its Legacy Lives On

Article | Feb 10, 2017

Institute scholar Arjun Jayadev argues that while TPP is dead, its damaging legacy on intellectual property rights is likely to shape future bilateral trade agreements

Tomorrow’s Detroits & Detroit’s Tomorrows

Event Conference Race & Economics | Nov 11–12, 2016

Economics has a race problem.