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Martin Hart-Landsberg

Professor of Economics and Director of the Political Economy Program
 Martin  Hart-Landsberg

Martin Hart-Landsberg is Professor of Economics and Director of the Political Economy Program at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon; and Adjunct Researcher at the Institute for Social Sciences, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea. His areas of teaching and research include political economy, economic development, international economics, and the political economy of East Asia.

He is the editor of Marxist Perspectives on South Korea in the Global Economy (with Seongjin Jeong and Richard Westra), Ashgate Publishing, 2007; and author of China and Socialism: Market Reforms and Class Struggle (with Paul Burkett), Monthly Review Press, 2005 (reprinted in Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Turkish, and Norwegian); Understanding Japanese Capitalism (with Paul Burkett), Meeto Publishers, South Korea, 2005 (in Korean); Development, Crisis, and Class Struggle: Learning From Japan and East Asia (with Paul Burkett), St. Martin’s Press, 2000; Korea: Division, Reunification, and U.S. Foreign Policy, Monthly Review Press, 1998 (reprinted in Korean); and The Rush to Development: Economic Change and Political Struggle in South Korea, Monthly Review Press, 1993. He has also published articles on issues related to globalization and third world development in journals such as Monthly Review, Critical Asian Studies, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Review of Radical Political Economics, Against the Current, and Historical Materialism.

He is an editor of Critical Asian Studies and has served as consultant for the Korea program of the American Friends Service Committee. He is also a member of the Workers’ Rights Board (Portland, Oregon).

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D-Day for the Debt Ceiling: What are we fighting about and what does victory mean?

Martin Hart-Landsberg

debt-ceiling wordcloudAugust 2 is the day the Treasury Department is scheduled to run out of borrowing authority unless Congress raises the federal debt ceiling. Join Lewis & Clark College economist Martin Hart-Landsberg for a lively look at the nuts and bolts of the debt-ceiling debate and critical evaluation of what lies ahead for our economy. Read More ››

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