Author: Ian Hudson

Ian Hudson teaches economics at the University of Manitoba. He is co-author of the book To Live and Die in America.

  • Inflation, the Fed and Workers

    The US Federal Reserve (the Fed) is supposed to have a dual mandate of “maximum employment and price stability.” However, a close look at its policies since 1980 have shown … Keep reading »

  • Labour in the Time of Cholera and Cancer

    A recent book, The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills, makes the reasonable point that, “the price of austerity can be measured in human lives.”[1] Austerity programs have obvious negative impacts … Keep reading »