WOLFF is a professor of economics at New York University and a senior scholar at the Jerome Levy Economics Institute
A third contribution was a conference on "The Macrodynamics of Inequality in the Industrialized and Developing Countries" sponsored by the Jerome Levy Economics Institute
. In the keynote address, as summarized in The Levy Institute's Report for November 1999, James K.
(Ned) Regan is with the Jerome Levy Economics Institute
at Bard College.
To better understand the 1980s phenomena of rising economic inequality and persistent levels of poverty despite robust economic expansion, in 1991 the Jerome Levy Economics Institute
of Bard College convened a conference on "Poverty and Prosperity in America at the Close of the Twentieth Century." This book, a product of that conference, joins the recent spate of publications on these issues.
A report by the Jerome Levy Economics Institute
at Bard College (a center of this new thinking) calls for "more reliance on public investment as a fiscal stimulus and less on deficit-financed public consumption."