Fadhel Kaboub is associate professor of economics at Denison University and president of The Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity. He formerly taught at Drew University, where he was also codirector of the Wall Street Semester Program; the University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC); and Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Kaboub’s research interests include macroeconomic theory and policy, economic development, international law and economics, and the methodology and history of economic thought. He has published in the Journal of Economics Issues, Review of Radical Political Economics, Review of Keynesian Economics, Middle East Development Journal, and International Labour Review, among other academic journals. His recent publications include:

  • “The Cost of Unemployment and the Job Guarantee Alternative in Saudi Arabia” (with M. Forstater and M. Kelsay), Policy Report No. 101, Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, July 2015;
  • “The Making of the Tunisian Revolution,” in I. Diwan, ed., Understanding the Political Economy of the Arab Uprisings (World Scientific, 2014);
  • “Do Prevailing Wage Laws Increase Total Construction Costs?” (with M. Kelsay), Review of Keynesian Economics, Vol. 2 (April 2014);
  • “The Fiscal Cliff Mythology and the Full Employment Alternative: An Affordable and Productive Plan,” Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol. 45 (September 2013);
  • “The End of Neoliberalism? An Institutional Analysis of the Arab Uprisings,” Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 47 (June 2013);
  • “The Low Cost of Full Employment in the United States,” in M. Forstater and M. Murray, eds., The Job Guarantee: Toward True Full Employment (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013);
  • “From Neoliberalism to Social Justice: The Feasibility of Full Employment in Tunisia,” Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol. 44 (September 2012); and
  • “Understanding and Preventing Financial Instability: Post Keynesian Institutionalism and Government as Employer of Last Resort,” in C. Whalen, ed., Financial Instability and Economic Security after the Great Recession (Northampton: Edward Elgar, 2011).

Kaboub is a member of Economists for Full Employment, the Association for Evolutionary Economics, and the Union for Radical Political Economics. He has been an elected member of the editorial board of the Review of Radical Political Economics since 2006. He holds an MA and a Ph.D. in economics from UMKC.


Fadhel Kaboub
Fadhel Kaboub
Research Associate
Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson NY 12504-5000
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