Jim Stanford is an Economist in the Research Department of the Canadian Auto Workers, Canada’s largest private-sector trade union. He received his Ph.D. in Economics in 1995 from the New School for Social Research in New York. He also holds economics degrees from Cambridge University in the U.K. (1986) and the University of Calgary (1984). Jim is the author of Paper Boom (published in 1999 by James Lorimer & Co.) and co-editor (with Leah F. Vosko) of Challenging the Market: The Struggle to Regulate Work and Income.
A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism
By Jim Stanford
This book is a must read for those working for a fairer world and for students of the social sciences who want to engage with economics. It is supported by comprehensive web-based course materials for popular economics courses.