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Richard D. Wolff

Council of Economic Advisors, Chair
Branch: Economy
Current Location: New York, New York
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio

Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Visiting Professor at the New School University in New York. In 2012, he published two books on the economic crisis: Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism and Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism. His writings appear in Truthout, The Guardian (UK) and many other publications. He does interviews on many radio and TV programs and hosts his own weekly hour-long “Economic Update” radio broadcast on WBAI in New York, KPFA in San Francisco and many other radio stations across the US. His economic analyses and proposals for solutions are gathered at and