Lance Taylor received a B.S. degree with honors in mathematics from the California Institute of Technology in 1962 and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1968. He has been a professor in the economics departments of Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, among other research institutions. He is currently the Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation at the New School for Social Research. He has published widely in the areas of macroeconomics, development economics, and economic theory. His most recent book is Maynard’s Revenge: The Collapse of Free Market Economics.
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This first book in the new INET and Cambridge University Press book series, Studies in New Economic Thinking, shows that wage repression—far more than monopoly power, offshoring, or technological change—has driven rising inequality.
Wage Repression, Asset Price Inflation, and Structural Change Caused Rising Macroeconomic Inequality for Fifty Years from before Reagan through Trump.This is a summary of a new book that is being published as part of a new book series with Cambridge University Press.
Lance Taylor provides a second and final response to Andrew Smithers’ criticism of his working paper on the role of the “Global Savings Glut”
Lance Taylor responds to Andrew Smithers’s comment on his INET working paper, “Germany and China Have Savings Gluts, the USA Is a Sump: So What?”
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INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.
Today’s richest Americans may soon blow past the tycoons of the Roaring Twenties. Lance Taylor explains why, and what to do about it.
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A little-understood rule in the tax code is making headlines. What’s all the fuss?