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John has a BA from Dartmouth College and a MA from Princeton University. He worked as an international economist for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1978-1981) and the World Health Organization (1981-1982). He directed IPS's Global Economy Project from 1983-1997. He is the co-author of 10 books and numerous articles on the global economy, including Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match (2008, Paradigm Publishers), written with Robin Broad.
What Do The New World Bank Statistics Really Tell Us?
March 15 - The statistics upon which most poverty elimination strategies are based are extremely misleading, and often steer experts toward the wrong solutions.
Occupy vs. the Global Race to the Bottom
February 22 - Incorporating corporate globalization into the Occupy analysis and agenda.
Unconventional Wisdom: The President Talks About Inequality
January 26 - Thanks to the persistence of the Occupy movement and Romney's tin ear, President Obama devoted much of his State of the Union address to the damage extreme inequality wreaks on our democracy.