PhD 1987, Rutgers University
Professor of EconomicsProfile:
Concentration: International trade.Courses Taught:
The History of Economic Thought
Understanding Global Capitalism
The Economics of Innovation in Technology and Design
Foundations of Political Economy (I and II)
Seminar in the Methodology of Economics
The Making of Economic Society, 13th edition, Prentice Hall, forthcoming (with R. Heilbroner).
“Trade, Crisis, and Recovery: Restructuring Global Value Chains,” in O. Cateneo et al., editors, Global Value Chains in the Economic Crisis and Recovery, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 (with D. Winkler).
“Economic Insecurity in the New Wave of Globalization,” International Review of Applied Economics, 2010 (with D. Winkler).
“Financialization and the Dynamics of Offshoring,” Cambridge Journal of Economics, March, 2010 (with D. Winkler).
“After T-Bills and T-Shirts: China’s Role in “High” and “Low” Fashion after the Global Economic Crisis, Working Paper 2010-1, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April 2010 (with H. Clark).
“Global Defeminization? Industrial Upgrading, Occupational Segmentation and Manufacturing Employment in Middle-Income Countries,” Working Paper 2010-1, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School, April 2010. (with S. Tejani).
“The Taming of Institutions in Economics: The Origins and Methodology of the New New Institutional Economics,” Journal of Institutional Economics, 2009 (with P. Spiegler).
“Why Keynes Matters Today”, Socio-Economic Review, 2009.
“The New Social Science Imperialism and the Problem of Knowledge in Contemporary Economics,” in S. Gudeman, editor, Economic Persuasions, Oxford: Berghan, 2009.
“Pricing and Profits Under Globalized Competition: A Post Keynesian Perspective on U.S. Economic Hegemony,” Festschrift in memory of Alfred Eichner, in L. Rochon and M. Seccareccio, editors, Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2009.
“Keynes’s Stimulus, Polanyi’s Moment,” Harvard College Economics Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, Spring 2009.
Room 1127, 6 East 16th StreetOffice Hours:
Thursday 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmPhone Number/Extension:
212-229-5717, ext. 3045Fax Number:
212 229-5724Email:MilbergW@newschool.eduPersonal Website:http://milbergw.wordpress.com/Research Interests:
Labor market effects of international trade and investment, economic and social upgrading in global value chains, outsourcing and financialization, the history and methodology of economics.