Thomas Palley

Thomas Palley holds a B.A. degree from Oxford University, and a M.A. degree in International Relations and Ph.D. in Economics, both from Yale University. He has published in numerous academic journals, and written for The Atlantic Monthly, American Prospect and Nation magazines.

He was formerly Chief Economist of the US–China Economic and Security Review Commission. Prior to joining the Commission, he was Director of the Open Society Institute's Globalization Reform Project, and before that he was Assistant Director of Public Policy at the AFL-CIO.

He has written extensively on matters of macroeconomic theory and policy, international finance and trade, economic development, and labor markets.

Focus: Development, Economy, Finance, Jobs, Trade, United States, Americas


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Selected Publications:

Plenty of Nothing: The Downsizing of the American Dream and the Case for Structural Keynesianism (Princeton University Press)

Post Keynesian Economics (Palgrave Macmillan)

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006

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