James Heintz

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James Heintz has written on a wide range of economic policy issues, including job creation, global labor standards, the distributive consequences of macroeconomic policies, and the intersection between economics and human rights. He has worked on collaborative projects with numerous national and international institutions, including the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the International Labor Organization, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the United Nations Development Program, the Human Development Report Office, the South African Human Rights Commission, the International Development Research Center (Canada), and UN-Women. His policy work has included work in developing countries, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, the Gambia, Madagascar, and South Africa. His current work focuses on employment policy and poverty outcomes; economic policy choices and human rights; financialization; and informal and atypical employment.

CWE-GAM Working Paper Contributions:

“Endogenous Growth, Population Dynamics, and Returns to Scale: Long-run Macroeconomics When Demography Matters” – James Heintz & Nancy Folbre