Professor of Economics
Primary Academic Program: Economics
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Economics and Finance, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Global and International Studies
Biography:Pavlina Tcherneva is a macroeconomist specializing in modern money theory and public policy, with a focus on fiscal and monetary policy coordination, full employment policies and their impact on macroeconomic stability, unemployment, income distribution, and gender. Her book The Case for a Job Guarantee (Polity, 2020) was named one of the Financial Times' best economics books of 2020 and has been published in eight languages. Her first book, Full Employment and Price Stability: The Macroeconomic Vision of William S. Vickrey (coedited with M. Forstater), is a collection of lesser-known works by Nobel Prize–winning economist William Vickrey. Tcherneva is an expert at the Institute for New Economic Thinking and former visiting research fellow at the University of Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy. She is also a Research Scholar at the Levy Institute of Bard College and founding director of the Open Society University Network's Economic Democracy Initiative.
BA, Gettysburg College; MA, PhD, University of Missouri–Kansas City. At Bard: 2006–2008, 2012–