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- Professor, Economics
economic change in former socialist countries; affirmative action in U.S. higher education, Economics
- Well-known "dissenting" economist whose current work focuses on problems of economic transition and institutional development in formerly socialist economies, especially on the interaction between political and economic change in Russia.
- Earlier research included studies of macroeconomic problems of advanced capitalist economies from a neo-Marxian perspective, and issues of Third World development and underdevelopment, particularly in South Asia.
- Books include "The Capitalist System: A Radical Analysis of Contemporary American Society," "Beyond the Waste Land: A Democratic Alternative to Economic Decline" and "After the Waste Land: A Democratic Economics for the Year 2000."
- A founder, in 1968, of the Union for Radical Political Economics, which challenges mainstream economic thought. Also, co-developing Russian economics textbook.
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