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Jamee K. Moudud

Professor of Economics, Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, and  Board Member,  Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law (APPEAL).

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Jamee is a Professor of Economics at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, and a Board Member of the Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law (APPEAL).  He is among the co-founders of the Journal of Law and Political Economy (JLPE) and is on the Editorial Boards of JLPE as well as Money on the Left.   His undergraduate and graduate degrees were in engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY and he obtained his doctoral degree (with honors) in economics from the Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research in NY.  His research over the past several years has involved the study of law and its intersections with critical (or heterodox) political economy.  

Jamee’s current work focuses on the legal foundations of markets, the business enterprise, bank credit, central banking, and the ways in which power relations structure the economy. He is currently working on a book entitled Legal and Political Foundations of Capitalism: the End of Laissez Faire?  which will be published by Routledge as part of its Economics as Social Theory Series.  His recent articles have appeared in the Leiden Journal of International LawLaw and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, London Review of International Law, and in a volume co-edited by John Haskell and Jean D’Asprement, Tipping Points in International Law: Commitment and Critique. Jamee has two forthcoming articles. The first is in a book co-edited by Linda McClain and Aziza Ahmed entitled Routledge Companion to Gender and COVID-19 and the second in another book co-edited by Isabel Feichtner and Geoff Gordon, Law and the Global Constitution of Value: Ecology, Governance and Political Economy.