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UTIP Publications: A Decade of Research



James K. Galbraith, Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

James K. Galbraith, The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014. 

James K. Galbraith, Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Crisis, New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 

Book Reviews, Media Reports and Awards

James K. Galbraith and Maureen Berner, eds., Inequality and Industrial Change: A Global View, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001, in hardcover and paperback.

Spanish edition, Disigualdad y Cambio Industrial: Una Perspectiva Global, AKAL, Economia Actual, 2004. Translated by Sergio Cámara Izquierdo.

James K. Galbraith, Created Unequal: The Crisis in American Pay, New York: The Free Press, 1998. A Twentieth Century Fund Book. Paperback edition, University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Garcilazo Corredera J.E. (2007): Regional Labor Markets Unemployment and Inequality in Europe. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller e.K.

Kim, Junmo (2005). Globalization and Industrial Development , Lincoln: iUniverse

  • Kim, Junmo (2002). The South Korean Economy: Toward A New Explanation of an Economic Miracle. London, Ashgate.

  • Articles

  • James K. Galbraith. "Rethinking the Measurement and Mitigation of Poverty: A comment on Udaya Wagle" International Social Science Journal (Special Issue: 70 years of International Social Science Journal) March-June 2019, Vol. 68, Issue 227-228, 179-181. https://doi.org/10.1111/issj.12170

  • James K. Galbraith. "A Global Macroeconomics - yes, macroeconomics, dammit - of inequality and income distribution" Review of Keynesian Economics Vol. 7 No. 1, Spring 2019, 1-5.

  • James K. Galbraith. "Sparse, Inconsistent and Unreliable: Tax Records and the World Inequality Report 2018" Review of Keynesian Economics (Focus, Development and Change), March 2019, 329-346. https://doi.org/10.1111/dech.12475

  • James K. Galbraith. "Inequality under Globalization: A reprise" DOC Special Report, March 12 2018 https://doc-research.org/2018/03/inequality-globalisation-reprise/

  • James K. Galbraith. "The Politics and Pedagogy of Economic Inequality: A Short Contribution" Symposium on the Pedagogy of Inequality, Vol. 50, Issue 4, October 2017, 1074-1076. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049096517001330

  • James K. Galbraith. "Globalization and Inequality Revisited" Argumenta Oeconomica Cracoviensia Journal, No. 15, 2016 https://doi.org/10.15678/AOC.2016.1501

  • James K. Galbraith, Jaehee Choi, Béatrice Halbach, Aleksandra Malinowska, and Wenjie Zhang. "A comparison of major world inequality data sets: LIS, OECD, SILC, WDI and EHII", Editors: Lorenzo Cappellari, Solomon W. Polachek and Konstantinos Tatsiramos, Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 44, 2016, 1-48.

  • James K. Galbraith. "Inequality After NAFTA: Notes on the Evidence" International Journal of Political Economy, July 2015, 61-81.

  • James K. Galbraith. "Unpacking the First Fundamental Law" World Economic Review, Issue No. 69, October 2014 http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue69/Galbraith69.pdf

  • James K. Galbraith, J. Travis Hale. "The Evolution of Economic Inequality in the United States, 1969-2012: Evidence from Data on Inter-industrial Earnings and Inter-regional Incomes" World Economic Review, 3: 1-19, 2013. http://tinyurl.com/n2fbwst

  • James K. Galbraith, Jing Chen. "Austerity and Fraud under Different Structures of Technology and Resource Abundance" Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 26, Issue 1, January 2012, 335-343. http://doi.org/10.1093/cje/ber027

  • James K. Galbraith, Jing Chen. "Institutional Structures and Policies in an Environment of Increasingly Scarce and Expensive Resources: A Fixed Cost Perspective" Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XLV No. 2, June 2011, 301-309. http://doi.org/10.2753/JEI0021-3624450206

  • James K. Galbraith. "Inequality and Economic and Political Change: A Comparitive Perspective" Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 2010, 1-15. http://doi.org/cjres/rsq014

  • James K. Galbraith, Jose Enrique Garcilazo. "Inequalities, Employment and Income Convergence in Europe: Evidence from Regional Data" International Review of Applied Economics (Special Issue on Globalization, Growth and Economics Security: Varieties of Capitalism in the 21st Century), Vol. 24, Issue 3, June 2010, 359-377. http://doi.org/10.1080/02692171003701594

  • Adem Elveren. 2010. "Pay Inequality in the Turkish Manufacturing Sector by Statistical Regions: 1980-2001" Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies 22 (1): 55-72.

  • Adem Elveren and James K. Galbraith. 2009. "Pay Inequality in Turkey in the Neo-Liberal Era: 1980-2001" The European Journal of Comparative Economics 6(2):177-206.

  • James K. Galbraith. 2009. "Inequality, Unemployment and Growth: New Measures for Old Controversies." Journal of Economic Inequality 7(2): 189-206.

  • James K. Galbraith, Sara Hsu and Wenjie Zhang. 2009. "Beijing Bubble, Beijing Bust: Inequality, Trade and Capital Inflow into China." Journal of Chinese Current Affairs - China Aktuell, Vol. 38, Issue 2, 3-26. (This article will appear in a conference volume edited by Joseph Stiglitz and David Kennedy, based on meetings in Manchester, UK, in July 2008)

  • James K. Galbraith and J. Travis Hale. 2008. "State Income Inequality and Presidential Election Turnout and Outcomes." Social Science Quarterly 89(4):887-901.

  • James K. Galbraith, Laura Spagnolo, and Daniel Munevar. 2008. "Inequidad Salarial en Cuba durante el Periodo Especial " América Latina Hoy 48:109-138. For more details, click here: http://campus.usal.es/~iberoame/americalatinahoy/cuarentayocho.htm

  • James K. Galbraith, Corwin Priest and George Purcell, "Economic Equality and Victory in War: An Empirical Investigation," Defense and Peace Economics, 2007, Vol 18(5), October, 431-449.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Global Inequality and Global Macroeconomics," Journal of Policy Modeling, 2007, Vol. 29, 587-607. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2007.05.008. (see infra for earlier version.)

  • James K. Galbraith, "What is the American Model Really About? Soft Budgets and the Keynesian Revolution," Industrial and Corporate Change 2007 16(1):1 18; doi:10.1093/icc/dtl031 (see infra. for earlier versions.)

  • James K. Galbraith, Laura Spagnolo and Sergio Pinto, "Economic Inequality and Political Power: A Comparative Analysis of Argentina and Brazil," Business and Politics, Berkeley Electronic Press, 2007 (9) 1.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Maastricht 2042 and the Fate of Europe: Toward Convergence and Full Employment." Levy Economics Institute Public Policy Brief, No. 87, November 2006. Published separately by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, International Policy Analysis Unit, March 2007.

  • James K. Galbraith and Travis Hale, "American Inequality: From IT Bust to Big Government Boom," The Economists' Voice, 2006, vol. 3, issue 8, article 6.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Unemployment in Europe: Some American Suggestions," Journal of International Politics and Society. 1:2006, 39-45

  • James K. Galbraith and Enrique Garcilazo, "Pay Inequality in Europe 1995 2000: Convergence Between Countries and Stability Inside", European Journal of Comparative Economics, December 2005, Vol. 2, No. 2, 139-175.

  • James K. Galbraith and Hyunsub Kum, "Estimating the Inequality of Household Incomes: Toward a Dense and Consistent Global Data Set," Review of Income and Wealth, Series 51, Number 1, March, 2005, 115-143.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Tracking the Rise of Inequality in Russia and China" WIDER Angle, 2:2005, 4-7

  • James K. Galbraith, "Global Inequality and Global Policy", Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol 2., No. 1, 2005, 125-151.

  • James K. Galbraith, Deepshikha RoyChowdhury and Sanjeev Shrivastava, "Pay Inequality in the Indian Manufacturing Sector, 1979-1998", Economic and Political Weekly, New Delhi, Vol.39, No.28, July 10, 2004, 3139-3148.

  • James K. Galbraith, Ludmila Krytynskaia and Qifei Wang, "The Experience of Rising Inequality in Russia and China during the Transition." European Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol 1, No. 1, 2004. Also in Russian in Mir Peremen (World of Transformations), Vol 1, No. 2, 2004.

  • James K. Galbraith and Enrique Garcilazo, "Unemployment, Inequality and the Policy of Europe, 1984-2000," Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, Vol LVII, No. 228, March 2004, 3-28. Reprinted in Richard P. F. Holt and Steven Pressman, eds., Empirical Post Keynesian Economics: Looking at the Real World, Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2007, 44-69.

  • James K. Galbraith, "The American Economic Problem," Interventions, Vol. 1, No. 1, March 2004, 9-14. Also published in Post-Autistic Economic Review, No. 25, 21 May 2004.

  • James K. Galbraith, and Hyunsub Kum, "Inequality and Economic Growth: A Global View Based on Measures of Pay" CESifo Economic Studies Vol. 49, 4/2003, 527-556.

  • James K. Galbraith, "What is the American Model Really About? Soft Budgets and the Keynesian Devolution" Levy Economics Institute Policy Brief no. 72, 2003. Reprinted in Poznan University of Economics Review Vol. 3, No. 1, (2003) 5-22, and in Egyenlítõ (Budapest) Vol 1, No. 4 (November 2003), 9-13. Short version translated as "Que es realmente el modelo estadounidense? Presupuestos moderados y devolución keynesiana" in Vanguardia (Barcelona), numero 7, Julio/Septembre 2003, p 72-78. Also published by Open Democracy (http://www.opendemocracy.net/debates/article 2 77 1370.jsp); and in Le Nouvel Economiste.

  • James K. Galbraith and Pedro Conceição , "Technological intensity and inter-sectoral dynamics of inequality: evidence from the OECD, 1970-1990," International Journal of Technology Policy and Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2002, 315-337.

  • James K. Galbraith, "A Perfect Crime: Inequality in the Age of Globalization." Daedalus, Winter 2002, 11-25.

  • James K. Galbraith, The Importance of Being Sufficiently Equal," Social Policy and Philosophy, Volume 19, Number 1, January-February 2002. Also published in Should Differences in Income and Wealth Matter?, Edited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller jr and Jeffrey Paul, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002: 201-225

  • James K. Galbraith, Inequality and Poverty," in Vincentian Chair of Social Justice, Vol. 5, 1999 Presentations. 2000: 10-13.

  • James K. Galbraith, "The Ethical Rate of Unemployment: A Technical Note," Journal of Economic Issues, Summer 1998.

  • James K. Galbraith, Pedro Filipe Teixeira da Conceição, n "Constructing Long and Dense Time Series of Inequality Using the Theil Statistic," Eastern Economic Journal, 26(1), 61-74, June 2000.

  • Paulo Du Pin Calmon, Pedro Filipe Teixeira da Conceição, James K. Galbraith, Vidal Garza-Cantú and Abel Hibert, "Evolution of Industrial Wage Inequality in Mexico and Brazil," Review of Development Economics, 4(2), 194-203, June 2000.

  • Pedro Conceição, James K. Galbraith and Pedro Ferreira: : "Inequality and Unemployment in Europe: The American Cure," New Left Review, No. 237, September-October 1999, 28-51. Also published as "Ungleicheit und Arbeitslosigeit in Europa: Das amerikanische Rezept" in Berliner Debatten, 10, Jahrgang 1999, 4/5 (Dezember) 50-67.

  • Thomas Ferguson and James K. Galbraith, "The American Wage Structure, 1920-1947," Research in Economic History, Vol. 19, 1999, 205-257.

  • James K. Galbraith, Vidal Garza-Cantú, "Inequality in American Manufacturing Wages, 1920-1998: A Revised Estimate," Journal of Economic Issues, Summer 1999, 735-743.

  • "Globalization and Pay," Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 143, No. 2, June 1999, 178-186.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Inequality and Unemployment: A Call for Rebellion and Policy Action" Die Blaetter fur Deutsche and Internationale Politik, Summer 1998.

  • James K. Galbraith and Junmo Kim, "The Legacy of the HCI: An Empirical Analysis of Korean Industrial Policy," Journal of Economic Development (Seoul), Vol. 23, No. 1, June 1998, 1-20.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Inequality and Unemployment: An analysis across time and countries," Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 8, 1998. Daniel Slottje, Series editor, Stamford, CT: JAI Press, 121-154.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Time to Ditch the NAIRU" Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol 11, Number 1, Winter 1997, 93-108.

  • Contributions to Books

  • James K. Galbraith, "Global Macroeconomics and Global Inequality" in David Held and Ayse Kaya, eds., Global Inequality, Ralph Miliband Lecture Series on Inequalities at the London School of Economics, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2007, 148-175.

  • James K. Galbraith, "Inequality and Unemployment: Reflections on Theory and on Europe," in Bent Greve, ed., The Future of the Welfare State: European and Global Perspectives, Hampshire and Burlington: Ashgate, Alternative Voices in Contemporary Economics, 2006, 79-94.

  • James K. Galbraith, "The Distribution of Income," in Steve Pressman and Ric Holt, eds., A New Guide to Post Keynesian Economics, London and New York: Routledge, 2001, 32-41. Translated and reprinted as "La Distribucion del Ingreso," in Alejandro Nadal y Francisco Aguayo, editores, Experiencias de crisis y estrategias de desarollo, El Colegio de Mexico, 265-281.

  • James K. Galbraith and Vidal Garza Cantú, "Exporting Inequality? Recent changes in industrial wage inequality in Canada, Mexico and the United States," in Income and Productivity in North America, Commission on Labor Cooperation, Washington, 2001, 27-54.

  • James K. Galbraith, "The Keynesian Economics of Unemployment and Inequality," in Aaron W. Warner, Mathew Forstater and Sumner M. Rosen, eds.m, Commitment to Full Employment: The Economics and Social Policy of William S. Vickrey, Armonk and London: M.E. Sharpe, 2000, 182-188.

  • Pamphlets and Briefs

  • James K. Galbraith, Maastricht 2042 and the Fate of Europe: Toward Convergence and Full Employment, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, March 2007. Also as Levy Policy Brief No. 72, February 2007.

  • James K. Galbraith, What is the American Model Really About? Soft Budgets and the Keynesian Devolution, Policy Brief of the Levy Economics Institute, 2003.

  • James K. Galbraith, and Lu Jiaqing, Sustainable Development and the Open-Door Policy in China, A Paper from the Project on Development, Trade and International Finance. New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 2000.

  • James K. Galbraith, Did Macro Policy Cause the Inequality Crisis?, Frank Engle Lecture Series, The American College, Bryn Mawr, 1997.

  • James K. Galbraith, Dangerous Metaphor: The Fiction of the Labor Market, Policy Brief of the Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, 1997.

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