James K. Galbraith
Former Collaborating Researcher
James K. Galbraith collaborated with UNRISD on the UNRISD flagship report, Combating Poverty and Inequality(2010), for which he wrote a background paper, "Inequality and Economic and Political Change: A Comparative Perspective".
At the time of his collaboration, he was Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations and Professor of Government at the Lydon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin. His publications include:
Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis.Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012.
The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too. The Free Press in August, New York, 2008.
With Maureen Berner. Inequality and Industrial Change: A Global View. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2001.