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Jim Stanford

Data de nascimento: 3. Março 1961

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Jim Stanford is a Canadian economist and founder of the Progressive Economics Forum. He holds a master's degree in economics from Cambridge University and a doctorate from the New School for Social Research. He is author of a column for the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail. In 2016 Stanford relocated to Australia where he is the Founding Director of the Centre for the Future of Work, an independent, non-partisan research organisation funded by the public policy think tank, The Australia Institute. He is also a regular contributor on economics to Huffington Post Australia.

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„Most CONSUMPTION occurs within the household.“

—  Jim Stanford
Context: Apart from their work and production, households perform other important economic functions. Most CONSUMPTION occurs within the household. … In developed capitalist economies, private consumption spending accounts for half or more of GDP. Part 2, Chapter 9, Reproduction (for Economists), p. 114 (Case as per text.)

„Employers crave the power to fire workers“

—  Jim Stanford
Context: Employers crave the power to fire workers whose performance is judged inferior-not just to get rid of those particular workers, but more importantly to motivate and discipline the rest of the workforce. Part 2, Chapter 8, Workers and Bosses, p. 103

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„Learn about economics yourself.“

—  Jim Stanford
Context: Never trust an economist with your job. Learn about economics yourself. And make up your own mind about what might protect your job – and what might destroy it. Introduction, Why Study Economics?, p. 5

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