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In its essentials, the idea of a financial market transaction tax is simple," said economist Robert Pollin, co-director, Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Meanwhile, another study from the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst found that federal spending cuts in non-defense areas will cost Massachusetts even more jobs than cuts in military spending.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, the University of New Hampshire, McKinsey & Company, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Pew Charitable Trusts and the Political Economy Research Institute have all found very large economic and job gains from replacing fossil fuels with clean, low-carbon, made-in-America energy.
The Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst published a 2001 study based on the doctoral thesis of Marc Shapiro, then a graduate student at the University of Rochester, who collaborated with Bouwes and Hassur to use a database created by RSEI in analyzing disparate impacts of air pollutants by race, ethnicity, income, education level, and employment.
Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management - Brandeis University * Robert Pollin , Economist & Co- Director/Founder of the Political Economy Research Institute - The University of Massachusetts Amherst * Jeffrey Thompson - Economist & Research Professor at the Political Economy Research Institute - The University of Massachusetts Amherst The event is free and open to the public.
These are the same two rules that Ceres and the University of Massachusetts Political Economy Research Institute evaluated earlier this year with respect to economic and job-creation benefits the rules would bring across the United States: http://www.
The green economic initiative is based on findings in a report by the Political Economy Research Institute, a public policy research group at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
James Heintz of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, details the jobs created through investments in pollution controls, new plant construction, and the retirement of older, less efficient coal plants as the country transitions to a cleaner, modernized generation fleet under new EPA clean air standards.