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Paul DeRosa

Paul DeRosa

Paul DeRosa has taught economics at Columbia, ran a hedge fund for some thirty years, served on the research staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and has written extensively on topics related to economics.

Articles and Events

An Empty Treasury and a War To Fight

An Empty Treasury and a War To Fight

How did Lincoln finance the Union Army? A new book explores how a government banker funded the Civil War and remodeled America’s financial system.

Paul DeRosa
Putting the Gini Back in the Bottle

Putting the Gini Back in the Bottle

Trying to measure inequality in the United States is a little like nailing Jell-O to the wall. Yet, says Paul DeRosa, there are a few things we can say with confidence.

Paul DeRosa
The H Factor
Books

The H Factor

When it comes to addressing inequality, writers like Michael Sandel overlook human agency.

Paul DeRosa