Shaikh, Anwar

Shaikh, Anwar

Anwar  Shaikh
PhD, Economics, Columbia University, 1973
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, The New School for Social Research

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Areas of Expertise:
globalization; international Trade; global Income Inequality; the current global economic crisis
Anwar Shaikh is professor of economics at The New School for Social Research. He is an associate editor of the Cambridge Journal of Economics, and was a senior scholar and member of the Macro Modeling Team at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College from 2000-2005. He is the author of three books, the most recent being Globalization and the Myths of Free Trade. His recent articles include “An International Comparison of the Incomes of the Vast Majority,” “Competition and Industrial Rates of Return,” “Economic Policy in a Growth Context: A Classical Synthesis of Keynes and Harrod” and “Nonlinear Dynamics and Pseudo-Production Functions.” He has written on international trade, finance theory, political economy, U.S. macroeconomic policy, the welfare state, growth theory, inflation theory, crisis theory, inequality on the world scale, and past and current global economic crises.
Courses Taught:
  • Historical Foundations of Political Economy I
  • World Political Economy
  • Seminar on Growth and Cycles
  • Seminar on Marx, Keynes, Kalecki
  • Seminar on The Classical Theory of Price
Recent Publications:

“Explaining Long Term Exchange Rate Behavior in the United States and Japan.”
In Alternative Theories of Competition: Challenges to the Orthodoxy, edited by Jamee Moudud, Cyrus Bina, and Patrick L. Mason. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

“The Empirical Linearity of Sraffa's Critical Output-Capital Ratios.” In Classical Political Economy and Modern Theory: Essays in Honour of Heinz Kurz, edited by Christian Gehrke, Neri Salvadori, Ian Steedman, and Richard Sturn. Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

“Three Balances” and “Twin-Deficits: Godley versus Ruggles and Ruggles.” Contributions in Stock-flow Modeling: Essays in Honor of Wynne Godley, edited by Dimirti B. Papadimitriou and Gennaro Zezza. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

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