William Milberg


William Milberg is Dean and Professor of Economics at The New School for Social Research. He is also the Co-Director of the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies. His research focuses on the relation between globalization and income distribution, and the history and philosophy of economics. He teaches graduate courses in international trade, political economy, and the history and methodology of economics. Milberg serves on the editorial board of Politics & Society, the International Labour Review, The International Review of Applied Economics and Public Seminar, the New School’s online forum. He has worked as a consultant to the UNDP, the ILO, the WTO, UNCTAD and the World Bank.

His articles have appeared recently in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, the Forum for Social Economics, the Journal of Institutional Economics, The Journal of Post Keynesian Economics and Social Research. His most recent book (with Deborah Winkler) is Outsourcing Economics: Global Value Chains in Capitalist Development. A previous book, The Crisis of Vision in Modern Economic Thought, was co-authored with the late Robert Heilbroner, who taught for over 30 years in the The New School’s Department of Economics. Milberg is currently working on a project on U.S. trade policy and is editing a volume on refugee scholars in the 20th and 21st centuries.