Arjun Jayadev

Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts

University of Massachusetts Boston

Arjun Jayadev is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His areas of expertise are international economics, economics of distribution, development, political economy, macroeconomic dynamics, and economics of power. He received his Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

His professional publications and contributions include, "Inequalities between Groups: Theory and Empirics," (with Sanjay Reddy), World Development (2011); “Patterns of Wealth Disparities in India: 1991-2002," (with Vamsi Vakulabharanam and Sripad Motiram), 2011; Understanding India's New Political Economy: A Great Transformation? Ruperelia et al. editors (2011); "Distribution and Crisis: Reviewing Some of the Linkages," in The Oxford Handbook of the Political Economy of Financial Crises (2013); “Medicine for tomorrow: Some alternative proposals to promote socially beneficial research and development in pharmaceuticals" (With Joseph Stiglitz) Journal of Generic Medicines (2010); "The Stagnant Labor Market: Some Aspects of the Bleak Picture," (with Michael Konczal) Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics (2011); "A Power Law Tail in the Indian Wealth Distribution: Evidence from Survey Data," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications (2008); "Capital Account Openness and the Labor Share of Income," (2007); "Guard Labor," (with Samuel Bowles) Journal of Development Economics (2006); "Differing Preferences between Anti-Inflation and Anti-Unemployment Policies among the Rich and the Poor," Economics Letters (2006).