Lance Taylor


Center for Economic Policy Analysis, New School University

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Lance Taylor is the Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development and Director of the Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School University. He received a B.S. degree with honors in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology in 1962 and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1968. He has been a professor in the economics departments of Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as being a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota, the Universidade da Brasilia, Delhi University, and the Stockholm School of Economics. He moved to the New School in 1993.

Lance Taylor has published widely in the areas of macroeconomics, development economics, and economic theory. His most recent book is Reconstructing Macroeconomics: Structuralist Proposals and Critiques of the Mainstream (Harvard University Press, 2003). In addition to these activities, he has been a visiting scholar or policy adviser in more than 25 countries, including Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua, Cuba, Russia, Egypt, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Pakistan, India, and Thailand.

Focus: Development, Economy, Poverty, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Egypt, India, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, United States, Zimbabwe, Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Global, Middle East

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Selected Publications:

Global Finance at Risk (coauthor, 2000)

The Market Meets Its Match: Restructuring the Economies of Eastern Europe (1994)

The Rocky Road to Reform: Adjustment, Income Distribution, and Growth in the Developing World (coauthor, 1993)

Income Distribution, Inflation, and Growth (1991).


Alternative economics; Capacity building; Social & community development; Macroeconomic stabilization and adjustment in developing and transition economies; Reconstruction of macroeconomic theory

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2009

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