|Born||Robert Pollin Kercheck
September 29, 1950
|Alma mater||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|Occupation||economist, professor, writer|
Robert Pollin (born 29 September 1950) is an American economist. He is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and founding co-director of its Political Economy Research Institute (PERI).
He was the economic spokesperson in Jerry Brown's 1992 campaign for President of the United States.
In 2013, Pollin, with Thomas Herndon and Michael Ash from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, published a paper which found several errors in Carmen Reinhart's and Kenneth Rogoff's widely cited 2010 paper, "Growth in a time of debt".
- The Macroeconomics of Saving, Finance, and Investment (1997)
- Globalization and Progressive Economic Policy (ed., with Dean Baker and Gerald Epstein; 1998)
- Contours of Descent: US Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity (2003)
- The Living Wage: Building a Fair Economy (with Stephanie Luce)
- Transforming the US Financial System (ed., with Gary Dymski and Gerald Epstein)
- Back To Full Employment (2012)
- Herndon, Thomas; Ash, Michael; Pollin, Robert (April 15, 2013). Does High Public Debt Consistently Stifle Economic Growth? A Critique of Reinhart and Rogoff. Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
- Goldstein, Steve (April 16, 2013). "The spreadsheet error in Reinhart and Rogoff’s famous paper on debt sustainability". MarketWatch.
- Konczal, Mike (April 16, 2013). "Researchers Finally Replicated Reinhart-Rogoff, and There Are Serious Problems". Roosevelt Institute.
- "Back to Full Employment" by Robert Pollin, Boston Review, January/February 2011
- "Tools for a New Economy" – Proposals for a financial regulatory system by Robert Pollin, Boston Review, January/February 2009
- Curriculum Vitae (March 2009)
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