Economist and Director, Centre for Future Work, Australia Institute; Honorary Professor of Political Economy, University of Sydney

Dr Jim Stanford is Economist and Director of the Centre for Future Work, based at the Australia Institute. He is also an Honorary Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney.

Jim is the author of Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism (second edition published by Pluto Books in 2015), which has been published in six languages.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Economist and Director, Centre for Future Work
  • 1994–2016
    Economist, Unifor (formerly Canadian Auto Workers)

Education

  • 1995 
    New School for Social Research, Ph.D. Economics
  • 1986 
    University of Cambridge, M.Phil. Economics
  • 1984 
    University of Calgary, B.A. Hons. Economics