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by Topic : Economics (6)

Includes: economic policy; labor economics; labor unions

Robert Heilbroner papers

Creator : Heilbroner, Robert L.

1947-1995, 0.4 linear ft
Robert Heilbroner (1919-2005) was first associated with The New School as a research fellow in the 1950s and received his PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in 1963, during which time he studied under economist and University-in-Exile professor Adolph Lowe. He was appointed Norman Thomas Professor of Economics in 1971 and often taught History of Economic Thought courses. These papers contain correspondence between Heilbroner and Lowe, along with material documenting tributes sponsored by The New School and other sources, as well as samples of Heilbroner's writings.

Center for Studies of Social Change (CSSC) working papers

Creator : New School

1985-1998, 2.2
This collection is comprised of academic papers, specifically the working papers, numbers 1-237, sponsored by the Center for Studies of Social Change (CSSC) soon after its establishment in 1984 until 1998. The bulk are authored by director Charles Tilly (1984-1995).

Graduate Faculty Political Economy working papers

Creator : New School

1988-1994, 1.1 l
This collection consists of working papers, numbered 1-56 (with some gaps in numbering), originating from the Committee on Political Economy of the New School for Social Research. The numbers were assigned by the Committee and follow a rough chronological order. Authors include Thomas I. Palley, David M. Gordon, Willi Semmler, and Alice H. Amsden.
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Institute of World Affairs records

Creator : New School

1938-1957, 17.5 linear ft
The Institute of World Affairs (IWA) records document the operations of the Institute and its administrators and researchers. The bulk of the materials originate from its founding in 1942 until its redesignation as the Research Division of the New School for Social Research in 1953, and consist of administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, research proposals and reports, contracts, publishing agreements, and budgets; writings in the form of manuscripts, drafts, notes, and published research material; and research project records, including correspondence, memoranda, interviews and questionnaires, study data and analyses, and graphs. The bulk of the material consists of project files, particularly the records from the Leisure-time project (1947-1953), as well as of projects and studies by researchers and administrators associated with the Institute, including Hans Staudinger, Phyllis Poses, Adolph Lowe, Elizabeth Tood, Lewis Lorwin, Henry G. Aubrey, and Alexander Ringer.

New School for Social Research Office of the Dean records

Creator : New School

circa 1955-2015, 17.5 linear ft
These records originate from the New School for Social Research Dean’s Office and its predecessor school, the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science (in its early years, also referred to as the University in Exile). The records relate to departmental matters, including accreditation, budgeting, curriculum development and faculty affairs. There is correspondence of deans with academic departments within the division, including Anthropology, Economics, Gender Studies, Historical Studies, Master of Arts Liberal Studies (MALS), Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. Documentation will also be found for centers and institutes supported by the division, including the Center for Studies of Social Change (CSSC), the Schwartz Center for Eonomic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) and the Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS). Routine business between departmental chairs and deans include curriculum development, faculty appointments, fellowships and program accreditation. Records also document events (1990s-2000s); the Speier Professorship (1990s); and controversies over New School president Bob Kerrey's war record (2001-2003). Some files Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis working and conference papers (SCEPA)

Creator : New School

1996-2007, 1.5 linear ft
This collection contains working papers and other academic papers, printed and typescripts, stemming from the Center for Economic Policy Analysis (CEPA), later known as the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) in 2005. The bulk are working papers identified as series 1, 2, and 3. Individual papers in series are numbered, some are revisions.
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