Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law
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James Kwak is a professor of law at the University of Connecticut, the vice chair of the Southern Center for Human Rights, and a co-author of 13 Bankers and more

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COVID-19: Winners And Losers
The economy will not grow back up to its trend line prior to the pandemic.
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Tax Rates And Entrepreneurship
Trump's suggested tax cut relies on a central claim: that reducing taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals will open the wellsprings of entrepreneurship and investment, turbocharging job growth and the American economy. But that's not true
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Hey Democrats, The Problem Isn’t Jobs And Growth
The problem isn’t jobs and growth, it's inequality.
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The Importance Of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party
A lot has been written recently about the direction of the Democratic Party. This is what I think...
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How Markets Work
The Congressional Budget Office’s assessment of the Republican health care plan, as passed in the House, is out. I want to discuss the role of markets in all of this, which I think is not fully understood.
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Is Inequality Rising Or Falling?
Many are touting the claim that Obama has narrowed the income inequality gap, bolstered by charts and data. But does the argument ring true?
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Yale Law School
J.D.
2008 / 2011
University of California, Berkeley
PhD
1990 / 1997
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Harvard University
A.B.
1986 / 1990
Social Studies

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