|Born||Robert Pollin Kercheck
September 29, 1950
|Alma mater||New School for Social Research|
|Occupation||economist, professor, writer|
Robert Pollin (born September 29, 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).
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" (PDF). 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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