Karl Widerquist

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Employment History

Lecturer in Politics (designate) The School of Sociology, Politics, and International Relations, The University of Reading, UK, September 2007—June 2008


  Courses: Modern Politics, Political Thinking, Political Classics

Faculty Fellow, The Murphy Institute, Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, Tulane University, September 2006–July 2007

  Fulltime academic researcher

Teacher, The Oxford Tradition, Pembroke College, Oxford University, July 2006

  Course: Politics and Economics, major and minor sections

Tutor, Oxford University, 2004–2006

  Colleges: Corpus Christi, Magdalen, Wadham, and Hertford

  Courses: Political Theory, Classical Political Thought, and Foundations of Modern Social and Political Thought

Staff Economist, Educational Priorities Panel, 225 Broadway, Suite 3101, New York, NY 10007, August 2000June 2002

  Researcher working on issues of the public education budget in New York State

Hoover Fellow in economic and social ethics, Chair Hoover d’éthique économique et sociale, Université catholique de Louvain, 3 place Montesqueieu, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium February–August, 2001

  Visiting research fellow, fulltime academic researcher

Resident Research Associate, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, June 1997–August 2000

  Economic researcher, writer and editor

Adjunct Lecturer, New York University, 1994–1997

  Courses: Intermediate Microeconomics, Poverty & Income Distribution, International Trade, Principles of Microeconomics, History of Economic Thought

Adjunct Lecturer, Staten Island College, 1994, 1996–1997

  Courses: Business Statistics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Introduction to Economics

Adjunct Lecturer, Hunter College, 1992–1995

  Courses: Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Introduction to Economics

Research Assistant, National Bureau of Economic Research, New York, NY, 1990–1992

Substitute Teacher, Lewis Cass Intermediate School District, Cassopolis, MI, 1989–1990

Substitute Teacher, Diablo Valley Unified School District, 1989, Concord, CA

Bond Trading Assistant, The Iowa Grain Company, Board of Trade, Chicago, IL, 1987–1988

Other work experience
Editorial Credits

Editor, Basic Income Studies, 2005–present (http://www.bepress.com/bis/), a peer-reviewed academic journal specializing in articles on basic income and related policies.

  • Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2007
  • Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2006
  • Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2006

Editor, The Ethics and Economics of the Basic Income Guarantee, Karl Widerquist, Michael Anthony, Lewis and Steven Pressman (eds.), Aldershot, UK: Ashgate 2005: Collected volume of essays from the First USBIG Congress


Guest Editor, The Journal of Socio-Economics, Special Issue on the Basic Income Guarantee, Volume 34, Issue 1, Pages 1-136 (February 2005)

Guest Co-EditorThe Review of Social Economy, Symposium on the Basic Income Guarantee, with Michael Lewis and Steven Pressman, Volume 63, No. 4 (December 2005)

Editor, The U.S. Basic Income Guaranteed Network Newsletter, 2000-present. Subscription 600
  • Volume 8, No. 45 Summer 2007
  • Volume 8, No. 44 Spring 2007
  • Volume 8, No. 43 Winter 2007
  • Volume 7, No. 42 December-November 2006
  • Volume 7, No. 41 September-October 2006
  • Volume 7, No. 40 July-August 2006
  • Volume 7, No. 39 May-June 2006
  • Volume 7, No. 38 March-April 2006
  • Volume 7, No. 37 January-February 2006
  • Volume 6, No. 36 November-December 2005
  • Volume 6, No. 35 September-October 2005
  • Volume 6, No. 34 July-August 2005
  • Volume 6, No. 33 May-June 2005
  • Volume 6, No. 32 March-April 2005
  • Volume 6, No. 31 January-February 2005
  • Volume 6, No. 30 November-December 2004
  • Volume 5, No. 29 September-October 2004
  • Volume 5, No. 28 July-August 2004
  • Volume 5, No. 27 May-June 2004
  • Volume 5, No. 26 March-April 2004
  • Volume 5, No. 25 January-February 2004
  • Volume 4, No. 24 November-December 2003
  • Volume 4, No. 23 September-October 2003
  • Volume 4, No. 22 July-August 2003
  • Volume 4, No. 21 May-June 2003
  • Volume 4, No. 20 March-April 2003
  • Volume 4, No. 19 January-February 2003
  • Volume 3, No. 18 October-November-December 2002
  • Volume 3, No. 17 August-September 2002
  • Volume 3, No. 16 June-July 2002
  • Volume 3, No. 15 April-May 2002
  • Volume 3, No. 14 February-March 2002
  • Volume 3, No. 13 December 2001-January 2002
  • Volume 2, No. 12 October-November 2001
  • Volume 2, No. 11 August-September 2001
  • Volume 2, No. 10 June-July 2001
  • Volume 2, No. 9 April-May 2001
  • Volume 2, No. 8 February-March 2001
  • Volume 2, No. 7 January 2001
  • Volume 1, No. 6 November-December 2000
  • Volume 1, No. 5 October 2000
  • Volume 1, No. 4 August 2000
  • Volume 1, No. 3 June 2000
  • Volume 1, No. 2 April 2000
  • Volume 1, No. 1 January 2000

Editor/Writer, The Levy Economics Institute (http://www.levy.org). As a Resident Research Associate of the Levy Institute (1997-2002), I edited its quarterly publication Summary, several Conference Proceedings, and several Policy Breifs and Notes:

Policy Briefs and Notes:

  • “Financing Long-Term Care,” Walter M. Cadette (author), Levy Institute Public Policy Brief No. 59, 1999
  • “Do Institutions Affect the Wage Structure?” Oren M. Levin-Waldman (author), Levy Institute Public Policy Brief No. 57, 1999
  • “Full Employment Has Not Been Achieved: Full Employment Policy, Theory and Practice,” Dimitri Papadimitriou (author), Levy Institute Public Policy Brief No. 53, 1999
  • “Public Employment and Economic Flexibility: The Job Opportunity Approach to Full Employment,” Mathew Forstater (author), Levy Institute Public Policy Brief No. 50, 1999
  • “How Negative Can U.S. Savings Get?” Wynne Godley and Bill Martin (authors), Levy Institute Policy Note 1999/1
  • “Self-Reliance and Poverty: Net Earnings Capacity versus Income for Measuring Poverty,” Robert Haveman and Andrew Bershadker (authors), Levy Institute Policy Brief No. 46, 1998
  • “How Big Should the Public Capital Stock Be? The Relationship Between Public Capital and Economic Growth,” David Alan Aschauer (author), Levy Institute Policy Brief No. 43, 1998
  • “The Side Effects of Progress: How Technological Change Increases the Duration of Unemployment,” William J. Baumol and Edward N. Wolff (authors), Levy Institute Policy Brief No. 41, 1998
  • “What’s Missing from the Capital Gains Debate? Real Estate and Capital Gains Taxation,” Michael Hudson and Kris Feder (authors), Levy Institute Public Policy Brief No. 32, 1997

Procedings

  • Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on Financial Structure: The Liberalization of Financial Markets: National and International Perspectives, April 27-28, 2000 (http://www.levy.org)
  • Proceedings of the Levy Institute Conference: the Macrodynamics of Inequality in the Industrialized and Developing Countries October 28-29, 1999
  • Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on Financial Structure: Structure, Instability, and the World Economy: Reflections on the Economics of Hyman P. Minsky, April 21-23, 1999
  • Proceedings of the Levy Institute Conference: Employment Policies to Reduce Poverty, September 24, 1998
  • Proceedings of the Levy Institute Conference: Is There a Shortage of Information Technology Workers? June 12, 1998
Summary, a quarterly publication of the Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. Subscription 8,000
  • Volume 9, No. 3, Summer 2000
  • Volume 9, No. 2, Spring 2000
  • Volume 9, No. 1, Winter 1999–2000
  • Volume 8, No. 3–4, Summer-Fall 1999
  • Volume 8, No. 2, Spring 1999
  • Volume 8, No. 1, Winter 1998–1999
  • Volume 7, No. 4, Fall 1998
  • Volume 7, No. 3, Summer 1998
  • Volume 7, No. 2, Spring 1998
  • Volume 7, No. 1, Winter 1997–1998
  • Volume 6, No. 4, Fall 1997
  • Volume 6, No. 3, Summer 1997
Referee: I have refereed for the following journals:
  • Journal of Socio-Economics
  • Louvain Economic Review
  • Eastern Economic Journal
  • Journal of European Social Policy
  • Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
Organizational Credits

Conference Organizer
  • The Sixth Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, The Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel, New York, NY, February 25–28, 2007
  • The Fourth Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, The Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel, New York, NY, March 4–6, 2005
  • The Third Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, The Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Feb. 20–22, 2004
  • The Second Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, The Crowne Plaza Manhattan Hotel, New York, NY, Feb. 21–23, 2003
  • The First Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, with Michael A. Lewis, the Graduate School of the City University of New York, New York, NY, March 8–9, 2002