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Prof. Edward Wolff presentation


The Research Unit on Social Justice and Policy of the Center for International Policy Studies is proud to announce a talk - 'Rising Profitability  and the Middle Class Squeeze' - by Professor Edward Wolff at Rose Hill Campus Fordham University.

Edward N. Wolff, Ph.D., is professor at New York University, where he has taught since 1974. He received his A.B . degree from Harvard University in 1968 and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1974. He is also a Senior Scholar at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a council member of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth since 1987.He served as Managing Director of the Review of Income and Wealth from 1987 to 2004 and was a Visiting Scholar at the Russel Sage Foundation in New York (2003-04) and the President of the Eastern Economics Association (2002 - 2003). 

His principal research areas are productivity growth and income and wealth distribution. He is the author (or co-author) of: Growth, Accumulation and Unproductive Activity (1987); Productivity and American Leadership (1989); Competitiveness, Convergence and International Specialization (1993); TOP HEAVY: A Study of Increasing Inequality of Wealth in America (1995, 1996, 2002); Economics of Poverty, Inequality and Discrimination (1997, 2009); Downsizing in America (2003); Does Education Really Help? (2006); and the Transformation of the American Pension System: Was it Beneficial for Workers? (2011)

The talk will be on Wednesday, May 2nd at the Music Room, 2nd Floor McGinley from 4 - 5:15pm.

See you there!

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