- Milberg William
William Milberg is Professor in the Department of Economics at the New School for Social Research in New York. He serves as a Faculty Research Fellow at the New School’s Schwartz Center for Economic and Policy Analysis and is currently Special Advisor to the Provost for Research. His research focuses on:
- Outsourcing, employment and income distribution
- Industrial upgrading and economic development
- International trade policy
- Gendered effects of international trade and economic growth
- The history and methodology of economics
- Post Keynesian micro-economics
Milberg has worked as a consultant to the UNDP, UNCTAD, the World Bank and the ILO. He is the co-author of three books, including Outsourcing Economics: Global Value Chains in Capitalist Development (with Deborah Winkler, forthcoming Cambridge University Press), and two books with Robert Heilbroner: The Crisis of Vision in Modern Economic Thought (Cambridge University Press) and The Making of Economic Society, 13th edition (Pearson). He is editor of two books, Labor and the Globalization of Production: Causes and Consequences of Industrial Upgrading (Palgrave MacMillan) and The Megacorp and Oligopoly: Essays in Memory of Alfred Eichner (M.E. Sharpe). His recent articles appear in The Cambridge Journal of Economics, The International Labor Review, World Economics, The Journal of Institutional Economics, and the International Review of Applied Economics. He currently serves on the Research Coordinating Committee of the project “Capturing the Gains from Globalization,” based at the University of Manchester. His blog entries appear on http://www.deliberatelyconsidered,com.
Milberg received his Ph.D. in economics from Rutgers University in 1987 and his B.A. in Economics and French from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979.