Inequality and the COVID-19 Recession (Links to an external site)
Steve Fazzari quoted in this Los Angeles Time article on how the big spending collapse for affluent households spill over to hurt the incomes of lower-wage service-sector workers that sell to the well-to-do.
Fazzari appears on PBS “Donnybrook” (Links to an external site)
A spirited discussion of the economy in the early days of the Covid-19 crisis. Fazzari segment starts about 28 minutes into the show.
COVID-19 Recession: Unprecedented Collapse and the Need for Macro Policy (Links to an external site)
March 26, 2020 commentary published by the Institute for New Economic Thinking
Rallying Point — The Return of Sociology (Links to an external site)
Washington University Magazine article describing the first years of the new Department of Sociology with commentary by Steve Fazzari, the Department’s inaugural chair.
Interview on Slow Growth / Secular Stagnation (video) (Links to an external site)
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 (Links to an external site)
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 (Links to an external site)
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.
Do Deficits Matter? We May Be About to Find Out (Links to an external site)
St. Louis Post Dispatch Summary of different macroeconomic effects of government deficits and rising government debt. Column written
From the Huffington Post (Before the Election Results Were Known) (Links to an external site)
Trump’s Economic Analysis: Gets Symptoms Right, But Diagnosis Wrong
Commentary on Infrastructure and Economic Stimulus (Links to an external site)