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  • Postal banking and US cash transfer programs: a solution to insufficient financial infrastructure?
    Author: Melanie G. LongSteven Pressmana Department of Economics and Business Economics, The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, USAb Department of Economics, Finance, and Real Estate, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, USAc Department of Economics, New School for Social Research, New York, NY, USAMelanie Long is an Associate Professor of Economics at the College of Wooster (US). Her research documents social stratification by race and gender in US consumer credit markets. She explores how these gaps and other forms of structural inequality impact rates of financial distress, debt accumulation, and wealth inequality, with a focus on developments surrounding the 2008 Financial Crisis, student debt, and financial exclusion. Her work has appeared in journals including the Review of Black Political Economy, Forum for Social Economics, Journal of Economic Issues, Online Learning Journal, and Studies in Higher Education.Steven Pressman is Adjunct Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research and Emeritus Professor of Economics and Finance at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. In addition, he serves as Associate Editor of the Review of Political Economy. His main research areas are poverty and income distribution, post-Keynesian macroeconomics, and the history of economic thought. Over his career, Pressman has published nearly 200 articles in refereed journals and as book chapters, and has authored or edited 18 books, including Understanding Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Routledge, 2015), A New Guide to Post Keynesian Economics (Routledge, 2001; edited with Ric Holt), Debates in Monetary Macroeconomics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022; edited with John Smithin), Alternative Theories of the State (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), and 50 Major Economists (Routledge, 2013), which has been translated into five languages. He is a frequent contributor to newspapers, such as the Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle, and to popular periodicals such as Challenge Magazine, The Washington Spectator and Dollars and Sense.
  • Uncertainty and economic futures in the public sphere: an introduction
    Author: Amitava Krishna Dutt
  • Racial differences in the relationship between the receipt of informal financial support and social insurance
    Author: Dania V. Francis

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