Gerald Friedman

Gerald Friedman is professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is the author of The Case for Medicare for All, Reigniting the Labor Movement: Restoring Means to Ends in a Democratic Labor Movement and State-Making and Labor Movements. Gerald is currently working on an intellectual biography of Richard Ely, an early American economist, as part of a larger study of the decline of liberalism in the United States. Gerald received his bachelor's in economics and history from Columbia College in 1977 and worked on the research staff of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. He also earned a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1986.

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Virtual Debate | Single-Payer Healthcare: For or Against? | Gerald Friedman vs. David Johnson
Watch our first ever virtual health policy debate where we discussed Medicare for All. Arguing in favor of… Read More
By , and July 29, 2021