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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.
Will Obama's Push for Jobs Lead to a New Economy?
September 9 - Back from sabbatical, our director reflects on the challenged of the day and how the Obama administration can face them.
Obama's Job Speech: The Good, the Bad, and the Missing
September 8 - Obama's jobs plan is his great opportunity to both pay for vital programs and make this country fairer.
Gold or Water? A Deadly Debate in El Salvador Mines
August 31 - To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining - and facing threats and violence as a result. Published in MWC News and Inter Press Service.