Political Economy Research Institute

Founding Year: 1998

Staff: 27


Gerald Epstein & Robert Pollin (Co-Directors)

Is an independent unit of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with close ties to the Department of Economics. It “promotes human and ecological well-being through original research” as a source of “policy initiatives on issues of globalization, living wages and decent work, and the economics of peace, development, and the environment.”

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Political Economy Research Institute contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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