Professor of Economics
Albert and Vera List Academic Center
Anwar Shaikh is Professor of Economics at the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science of the New School University. 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. In 2014 he was awarded the NordSud International Prize for Literature and Science from Italy’s Fondazione Pescarabruzzo. His intellectual biography appears in the most recent edition of the book Eminent Economists II published by Cambridge University Press (2014) along with similar essays from thirty prominent economists including seven current Nobel Prize Laureates.
His most recent book is Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises (Oxford University Press, 2016). His other books include Globalization and the Myths of Free Trade (2007, Routledge) and Measuring the Wealth of Nations: The Political Economy of National Accounts (with E. Ahmet Tonak, 1996, Cambridge University Press). He has written on international trade, finance theory, political economy, econophysics, U.S. macroeconomic policy, the welfare state, growth theory, inflation theory, crisis theory, national and global inequality, and past and current global economic crises.
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PhD 1973, Columbia University
Selected Recent Articles
Credit and inflation; US stock market; exchange rates; nonlinear dynamic models of growth and cycles; international comparisons of the welfare state.
NordSud International Prize for Literature and Science
Directed Dissertation Study
Ind Senior Project