Research & Publications

“A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.” – John Maynard Keynes

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

– Political economy of policy and the welfare state
– Social reproduction, unpaid household labor, and care work
– Time-use and working-hours legislation

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Stabilization Policy – Phillips before the Phillips Curve.” Co-authored with K. Vela Velupillai. Global and Local Economic Review. Vol. 18. No. 1. 2014. Available here.

“Teorias Da Competição E As Crises Do Capitalismo.” (“Theories of Competition and the Crisis of Capitalism.”) Co-authored with Anwar Shaikh. Rubra Revista. Winter 2015, No. 21, 13. Available in English or Portuguese upon request.

WORKING PAPERS

“Neoliberal Redistributive Policy: The U.S. Net Social Wage in the 21st Century.” University of Massachusetts, Department of Economics Working Paper, 2017-18. Available here.

“The Political Economy of State Regulation: The Case of the English Factory Acts.” University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics Working Paper, 2017-17. Available here.

“The Transvaluation of the Theory of Economic Policy: The Lucas Critique Reconsidered.” New School for Social Research, Working Paper 03/2016. May 2016. Available here.

BOOK REVIEWS

Review of “Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict” by Heather Boushey,
Review of Political Economy, 28(3) and Feminist Economics, 22(4).

DISSERTATION

My dissertation “Essays on the Theory and Political Economy of Economic Policy” received the Edith Henry Johnson Memorial Award in Economics, Civil Affairs and Education from The New School for Social Research, 2017.