1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

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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.