Block’s research explores the systematic connections among economy, politics, and society, and analyzes the U.S. and global economy from an historical and institutional perspective. He probes the circumstances in which markets alone cannot generate solutions to economic problems. Block is a Senior Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute in Oakland, and was previously a Senior Fellow at the Longview Institute in Berkeley.
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Argues that restoring the vitality of the United States and the world economy can be accomplished only with major reforms on the scale of the New Deal and the post–World War II building of new global institutions.