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  • Brookings Institute (Brookings Institute, 2020)
    Links to several presentations Janet Yellen gave at the Brookings Institute, in which she discusses her research. Click on the link above to visit the site.
  • Cussen, Mark P. (Investopeida, 2020-11-23)
    Nominated by President Barack Obama in 2013, Janet Yellen was the first woman to serve as chair of the Federal Reserve Board. In 2020 President elect Joe Biden nominated her to be the first woman to serve as Secretary of ...
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (The Encyclopedia Britannica, 2019-11-01)
    The Encyclopedia Birtannica's biographical article on Jeffrey Sacks discusses the prominent economist, Jeffrey Sachs and some of his notable achievements. His current initiatives are focused around issues of poverty, the ...
  • Koffman, David S. (TheJ.ca, 2020-07-12)
    An article about Irving Abella, Professor Emeritus at York University and eminent historian. Written to honor Abella on his 89th birthday, discusses his many notable achievements, his membership in the Order of Canada, his ...
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (The Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020-02-05)
    A brief biography of economistm Joseph Stiglitz in the Encyclopedia Britannica. The article discusses Stiglitz's career and research. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Sapir, Edward (Harcourt, Brace, 1921)
    A well-known, comprehensive book by Edward Sapir on language, also exploring its relationship to culture and literature. The book was downloaded from the Internet Archive. Click on one of the icons to read the book from ...
  • Friedman, Milton (NobelPrize.org, 2018)
    This is an autobiographical essay on the occasion of Milton Friedman's being awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Click on the link above to access.
  • Goffman, Erving (American Anthropologist, 1964-12)
    "Face-to-face interaction has its own regulations; it has its own processes and its own structure, and these don't seem to be intrinsically linguistic in character, however often expressed through a linguistic medium." ...
  • McGilvray, James A. (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2009)
    Biography of Noam Chomsky and a discussion of his main ideas and contributions to linguistics. Also includes related references. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Weinstein, Michael M. (New York Times, 2009-12-13)
    A biographical obituary of the famous economist Paul Samuelson in the New York Times. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Nobelprize.org (Nobel Media, 2008)
    A brief biography of Paul Krugman on the Nobel Prize Web Site. Dr. Krugman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Science in 2008. The site also contains links to videos of the lecture he gave in accepting the prize and ...
  • Krugman, Paul (YouTube, 2012-04-20)
    YouTube video of Paul Krugman discussing why he, as an academic, became a New York Times Columnist. Click on the link below to watch it.
  • Siskin, Edgar E. (The American Jewish Archives Journal, 1991)
    Review of the book, "Edward Sapir: Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist" by Regna Darnell. Includes a thorough discussion of the significance of his contributions to linguistics anthropology as well his attitudes towards his ...
  • Joffe, Lawrence (The Guardian, 2007-09-24)
    Raul Hilberg, a refugee from Austria, whose family fled Austria to New York City to escape the Holocaust, dedicated his scholarly career to documenting and contextualizing the facts about the Holocaust. He studied at ...
  • Krugman, Paul (University of Chicago Press, 2013-05)
    A chapter from from the volume entitled NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Volume 27 (proceedings of a conference of the National Bureau of Economic Research that took place in April, 2012). Volume editors: Daron Acemoglu, ...
  • Reich, Robert (2018)
    Homepage of Robert Reich, featuring his political and economic critiques, as well as links to articles he has written and television appearances. Click here to see the page.
  • Searle, John R. (New York Revierw of Books, 29-06-19)
    Philosopher John R. Searle discusses the ways in which Noam Chomsky revolutionized linguistic theory. Includes a brief bibliography of works relevant to the discussion. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Roberts, Sam (The New York Times, 2021-08-23)
    "Professor Aronowitz, a social theorist who taught at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, called himself a “working-class intellectual.” He maintained that direct action was a more potent weapon for workers ...
  • Kampeas, Stanley (Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 2021-08-21)
    "Stanley Aronowitz, a longtime activist and theorist who was hugely influential in the labor and civil rights movements, has died at 88." Click on the link above to access the rest of this biographical obituary.
  • Sachs, Jeffrey (SpringerOpen, 2020)
    Jeffrey Sachs contributed the chapter, "Sustainable Development Goals and Health: Toward a Revolution in Values," to the open access book, "Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility: Climate Change, Air ...

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