About Capitalism In Crisis


Jim Sawyer is a radio producer and commentator who holds a PhD in labor economics and professor emeritus from a Jesuit university,where he held an endowed chair focused on issues pertinent to public ethics.

He has managed human resource programs and served as a governor’s assistant for human resource policy in a politically conservative Western state.

Jim has taught graduate courses in economics, finance and management directed at working professionals in public and nonprofit management. He held a joint appointment at a research institute in a French university and served as a Fulbright scholar in France and Portugal. His work has been published in the U.S., U.K., France and Belgium.

He now lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Some Publications by Jim Sawyer/James E. Sawyer:

  • Why Reaganomics and Keynesian Economics Failed. London and New York: The Macmillan Press Ltd. and St. Martin’s Press, 1987.
  • “Reframing Capitalism” in John Kenneth Galbraith and the Future of Economics. Blandine Laperche and Dimitri Uzunidis, Eds. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
  • “Doctrinal Roots of Short-Termism” in Powerful Finance and Innovation in a High-Risk Economy. Blandine Laperche and Dimitri Uzunidis, Eds. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.