by Richard D. Wolff

14 February 2011

from Truth-Out Website


Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and currently a Visiting Professor at the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York.


He has a PhD in Economics from Yale University as well as degrees from Harvard University (history BA) and Stanford University (economics MA). Wolff has authored or co-authored 10 books and over 50 scholarly articles and 75 popular articles.


His recent work has concentrated on analyzing the causes and alternative solutions to the current global economic crisis.

See his documentary film on that crisis, Capitalism Hits The Fan.


He also published a book of essays on the current crisis in 2010 entitled Capitalism Hits the Fan: the Global Economic meltdown and What to Do About it.