The Cooper Union's academic buildings were closed last evening, March 26, due to a fire in the neighborhood. Updates are being posted here. We will post information concerning today's classes on the home page early this morning.
John Sarich received his Ph.D. in economics from the New School For Social Research. He specializes in the history of economic thought, macroeconomics and public policy, international economics and economic history. He is currently employed with the New York City Department of Finance as a tax policy analyst. He has also worked as an economist with the New York City Council, where he analyzed the local economy and the New York City budget. His work has appeared in the Review of Political Economy and he recently presented a paper to the "Economics For the Future" Conference, sponsored by the Cambridge Journal of Economics.
Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.