Economy Environment Richard Wolff

VIDEO: Ask Prof Wolff: Carbon Emissions, Consumption, and Wages

By Richard Wolff / Democracy At Work

A Patron of Economic Update asks: “If pay for workers increases, won’t that increase consumption (unless its stolen back through inflation) and, in turn, America’s carbon footprint? I’m concerned about sustainability.” This is Professor Richard Wolff’s video response.

Richard Wolff
Richard Wolff

Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to 2008. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University, New York City. Earlier he taught economics at Yale University (1967-1969) and at the City College of the City University of New York (1969-1973). In 1994, he was a Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Paris (France), I (Sorbonne). Wolff was also regular lecturer at the Brecht Forum in New York City.

Most Voted
Newest Oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments