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John Roemer

Yale University
Professor
John Roemer is the Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Stout Professor of Political Science and Economics at Yale University. His work concerns distributive justice, political economy, and the relationship between them. Recent books are Sustainability for a warming planet (Harvard UP 2015), Racism, Xenophobia, and Redistribution (Harvard UP, 2007), Democracy, education and equality (Cambridge UP, 2006), Political Competition (Harvard UP, 2001), Equality of Opportunity (Harvard UP, 1998), Theories of distributive justice (Harvard UP, 1996), and A future for socialism (Harvard UP, 1994). His current interests include distributive justice in the presence of global warming, equality of opportunity, and the micro-foundations of cooperation.. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a corresponding fellow of the British Academy, and a past fellow of the Guggenheim and Russell Sage Foundations.
Dept of Political ScienceYale UniversityPO Box 208301New Haven CT 06520