Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST
Gerald Epstein is a Professor of Economics and a Founding Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research has focused on political economy and progressive economic policy, especially in the areas of central banking, macroeconomic policy and international finance. Epstein received his PhD in Economics from Princeton University and is a long time staff economist for the Center for Popular Economics (CPE) in Amherst.
"Epstein...explains our complex, captured financial system to the lay reader. In simple, clear prose, he outlines why we are still fighting financial fires, and what we can do to bridge the Wall Street-Main Street divide."
Rana Foroohar, Associate Editor, Financial Times