April 21, 2005
LEWISBURG, Pa. — NOTE: Lecture cancelled due to illness. James Crotty will give the talk, "The Future of the U.S. Economy and Financial System, Global Capitalism and the International System," Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
The lecture, which is free to the public, is the final event in Bucknell's international focus year lecture series on empire, immigration and the war on terrorism.
Professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Crotty is considered one of the most highly regarded macroeconomists in the United States. An expert on the international financial system, he has a particular interest in debit, credit and financial instability.
Crotty is the author of numerous publications, including most recently "The Neoliberal Paradox: The Impact of Destructive Product Market Competition and Impatient Finance on Nonfinancial Corporations in the Neoliberal Era," published in Review of Radical Political Economy, and "A Political-Economic Analysis of the Failure of Restructuring the Post-Crisis Korea," published in the Cambridge Journal of Economics.
His writings have appeared in such diverse journals as Monthly Review, the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Economic Literature, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, the Journal of Economic Issues, and in many edited collections.