Economics Working Papers


The Disadvantages Dilemma: Meeting the Challenges of Dicarbonizing Electric Power

Joan Hoffman (Spring: 02)

Climate Policy from a Keynesian Perspective 

J.W. Mason (Spring: 01)



Book Review of Jason E. Smith, Smart Machines & Service Work: Automation in an Age of Stagnation

Bo Harvey (Spring: 03)

Workers Bargainig Power in the Early Phases of the Pandemic: A Gender Lens

Geert Dhondt, Mathieu Dufour, Ellen Russell and Alain Savard(Spring: 02)

Making Capitalism Great Again? A Critique of the "Rentier Takeover" Thesis

J.W. Mason (Spring: 01)



Housing Financialization and Rent Control 

Jacob Udell (Spring: 01)



The State Debate Post

Chris O'Kane (Spring: 01)


Mainstream Macroeconomics and Modern Monetary Theory: What Really Divides Them?
Arjun Jayadev and J.W. Mason (Fall:01)

The Political Economy of Contemporary Puerto Rico
Argeo T. Quiñones-Pérez and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Spring:07)

Revisiting Bergmann's Occupational Crowding Model
Michelle Holder (Spring:06)

The Invisible Political Economy of Algorithms A Review of Weapons of Math Destruction by Dr. Cathy O’Neill (2017 Broadway Books)
Joan Hoffman (Spring:05)

Austerity by Design: Yanis Varoufakis's lessons for reviving European social democracy 
JW Mason (Spring:04)

The Critique of Real Abstraction: from the Critical Theory of Society
to the Critique of Political Economy and Back Again 

Chris O’Kane (Spring:03)

Keeping Class in the Conversation in the Age of the 1%
Geert L. Dhondt, Mathieu Dufour, and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Spring:02)

The Path of Negative Totality: From The Critique of Political Economy
to a New Reading of the Critical Theory of The Negative Totality of Capitalist Society 

Chris O’Kane (Spring:01)


Behind the Masks of Total Choice: Teaching Alienation in the Age of Inequality
Geert L. Dhondt, Mathieu Dufour, and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Fall:01)

The Self-Inflicted Dimensions of Puerto Rico's crisis
Argeo T. Quinones-Perez. and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Fall:02)

The Evolution of State-Local Balance Sheets in the US, 1953-2013 
J.W Mason, Arjun Jayadev and Amanda Page-Hoongrajok (Spring:01)

Developing Heterodox Economics Curriculum: The case of John Jay College 
Geert L. Dhondt, Mathieu Dufour, Jay Hamilton, and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Spring:02


A Junta for Puerto Rico
Argeo T. Quiñones-Pérez and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Fall:01)

Problematizing the Global Economy: Financialization and the "Feudalization" of Capital (Revised from Spring 2014)
Rajesh Bhattacharya and Ian Seda-Irizarry (Spring:01)


TPP: Omissions, Weaknesses, and Erosion and the Howevers
Joan Hoffman (Fall:05)

The Great Recession in the U.S. from the Perspective of the World Economy 
Juan Pablo Mateo (Fall:04)

On Laws of Motion, Determinism and Overdetermination:
The Case of the Law of the Tendency of the Rate of Profit to Fall

Juan Pablo Mateo (Fall:03)

Wealth Extraction, Governmental Servitude, and Social Disintegration in Colonial Puerto Rico
Argeo T. Quiñones-Pérez and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Fall:02)

The Use of Dichotomies in Introductory Economics
Mathieu Dufour and Ian J. Seda-Irizarry (Fall:01)

Overdetermination and Monetary Essentialisms: A Class Analytic Approach to the Value of Money
Joseph T. Rebello (Spring:01)


Primitive Accumulation
Rajesh Bhattacharya and Ian Seda-Irizarry (Fall:03)

Balance of Payments Constraints, the US Current Account Deficit and the Crisis of 2008
J. W. Mason (Fall:02)

The Economics of Illusion and Environmental Justice
Joan Hoffman and Jessica Gordon Nembhard (Fall:01)

Re-centering Class in Critical Theory: A Tribute to Stephen A. Resnick (1938-2013)
Rajesh Bhattacharya and Ian Seda-Irizarry (Spring:02)

Financialization: A Critique of the "Autonomization of Capital Thesis
Rajesh Bhattacharya and Ian Seda-Irizarry (Spring:01)


State-Run Capitalism vis-à-vis Private (Quasi) Communism:
The Cases of the British Broadcasting Corporation's Symphony Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra

Catherine Mulder (Spring:01)


Collective Decision-Making in the Classroom as a Way to Influence Social Praxis
Mathieu Dufour (Fall:01)

The Effect of Prison Population Size on Crime Rates: Evidence from Cocaine and Marijuana Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
Geert Dhondt (Spring:03)

More drugs, less crime: Why crime dropped in New York City and the US, 1981-2007
Geert Dhondt (Spring:02)

Declining in the Periphery: Canada's Role as a Supplier of Primary Commodities
Mathieu Dufour (Fall:01)


New York State’s Negligent Stewardship Calls for Sustainability Study
Joan Hoffman (Fall:01)


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