Weathering the Storm: The Impact of Cutbacks on Public Employees

[We’re pleased to welcome author Jaclyn S. Piatak of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Piatak recently published an article in Public Personnel Management entitled “Weathering the Storm: The Impact of Cutbacks on Public Employees," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Piatak reflects on the impact and … Continue reading Weathering the Storm: The Impact of Cutbacks on Public Employees

The Cost of Overcoming Profit Loss

While there have been many capitalistic strides to overcome the profit losses between the 1950s and the 1970s, there's been a downward effect in households. Dr. Fred Moseley at Mount Holyoke College examines and explains this phenomenon in his article,"The U.S. Economic Crisis: From a Profitability Crisis to an Overindebtedness Crisis," published in Review of … Continue reading The Cost of Overcoming Profit Loss

Falling Profits as Cause of Recession

As earnings season opens this week, corporate profits are expected to be lower than originally anticipated, according to The Wall Street Journal and other news sources. Today, we look to the Review of Radical Political Economics (RRPE) for related analysis. José A. Tapia Granados of The University of Michigan published "Statistical Evidence of Falling Profits … Continue reading Falling Profits as Cause of Recession