Interview on Slow Growth / Secular Stagnation (video)

Produced by the Institute for New Economic Thinking

This interview explores explanations for weak economic growth in the aftermath of the Great Recession. I argue that the key problem is compromised demand growth that affects economies “beyond the short run.”

Trump Tariffs Based on Flawed View of Trade

St. Louis Post Dispatch

Discussion of the macroeconomics of the U.S. trade deficit and the effects of the Trump tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. Article written by David Nicklaus using information from an interview with Prof. Fazzari.

National Debt Hits Historic High

Interview with Wisconsin Public Radio
Follow the links for an audio file of an interview with Prof. Fazzari that addresses concerns about rising federal deficits and debt in the aftermath of Trump tax cuts and the early 2018 federal budget agreement.

Inequality and Consumer Spending

Front page of the Wall Street Journal

This article highlights research by Barry Cynamon and Steven Fazzari showing that consumer spending has grown dramatically more for the top 5% of the income distribution than the bottom 95% since 1989.

Fazzari to chair new sociology department in Arts & Sciences

Essential academic discipline returns after nearly 25-year hiatus

“It will start out small, but this is a significant undertaking,” Fazzari said. “The university is making a serious academic commitment to this program.”

Exploring forces of economic growth

Washington University Record – November 11, 1999
For Steven Fazzari, Ph.D., the grit and grime of a summer job became grist for scholarly mill
By Gerry Everding