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His recent books include Contours of Descent: U.S. Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity (Verso 2003); The Living Wage: Building a Fair Economy (with Stephanie Luce, The New Press 1998); and the edited volumes Globalization and Progressive Economic Policy (with Dean Baker and Gerald Epstein, Cambridge 1998), The Macroeconomics of Saving, Finance, and Investment (University of Michigan Press 1997), and Transforming the U.S. Financial System (with Gary Dymski and Gerald Epstein, M.E. Sharpe 1993).
In the area of labor market policies, Professor Pollin has written extensively on the viability of "living wage" policies, including those as proposed by policymakers in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, California; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
He is currently completing a manuscript, co-written with Professor James Heintz of PERI, on the economics of global sweatshops. In separate areas of policy work, he is currently co-directing a project on employment-targeted macroeconomic policies for South Africa, under the auspices of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). He has worked previously with the UNDP in Bolivia, and has worked with the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress and as a member of the Capital Formation Subcouncil of the U.S. Competitiveness Policy Council.
- The Economic Benefits of Investing in Clean Energy (Policy Library)
- Green Prosperity (Policy Library)
- Principles for Economic Recovery and Financial Reconstruction from Progressive Economists (Policy Library)
- A Progressive Program for Economic Recovery and Financial Reconstruction (Policy Library)
- Green Recovery (Policy Library)
- Job Opportunities for the Green Economy (Policy Library)
- Is Full Employment Possible under Globalization? (Policy Library)
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2008