Jim Stanford

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Jim Stanford is a Canadian economist and founder of the Progressive Economics Forum. He holds a master’s degree in economics from Cambridge University and a doctorate from the New School for Social Research. He is author of a column for the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail.

Published works[edit]


  • Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism (with Tony Biddle) London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2008.[1]
  • Challenging The Market: The Struggle To Regulate Work And Income (with Leah F. Vosko and the Challenging the Market Conference), 2004
  • Paper Boom: Why Real Prosperity Requires a New Approach to Canada's Economy, Lorimer, 1999
  • Power, Employment, and Accumulation: Social Structures in Economic Theory and Policy (with Lance Taylor and Ellen Houston) Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe 2000 [2]
  • Estimating the effects of North American Free Trade: A three-country general equilibrium model with "real- world" assumptions, 1993
  • Social dumping under North American free trade, 1993.
  • Going south: Cheap labour as an unfair subsidy in North American free trade, 1991

Peer-reviewed articles[edit]

Other publications[edit]

  • Sharing the Work, Sparing the Planet: Work Time, Consumption, and Ecology. (book review): in Labour/Le Travail (Digital - Jul 28, 2005)
  • Gomery, upside down.(CANADA): in Catholic New Times (Digital - Jul 25, 2005)
  • Janis Sarra, ed., Corporate Governance in Global Capital Markets.(Book Review): in Labour/Le Travail (Digital - Jan 25, 2006)
  • Introduction.(Forum on Labour and the Economic Crisis: Can the Union Movement Rise to the Occasion?)(Essay):in Labour/Le Travail by Jim Stanford (Digital - Jan 26, 2010)
  • Challenging the Market the Struggle To R (1980)


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