Joseph Ricciardi

Associate Professor

Academic Division: Economics
781-239-4530

Bio

Dr. Ricciardi has taught in the economics department, the Institute for Latin American Studies at the University of Texas, the Universidad Centroamericana in Nicaragua, and the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administracion in Venezuela. His research interests include monetary economics, the history of economic thought, and Latin American economic development. He has worked as a research economist in Peru, Central America, and Venezuela, and he served as an adviser to the Central Bank of Nicaragua. During 1990-1991, Dr. Ricciardi conducted research as a William R. Dill International Faculty Fellow and Fulbright Scholar to Venezuela on the financial determinations of the emerging crisis in Venezuelan petroleum-led growth.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, The University of Texas Austin
  • BA, State University of New York, College at Purchase

Academic Interests

Economics; History of Economic Thought; Latin American Economics; Monetary Policy/Fiscal Policy

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017

  • ECN 7201: MANG AT CROSSROADS BUS GOVT INTL ECN
  • ECN 2000: PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
  • ECN 7201: BOS MANG AT CROSRODS BUS GOVT INTL ECN
  • ECN 3662: POLITICAL ECON LATIN AM DEV/UNDRDEV

Degree Courses 2015-2016

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ricciardi, J.M. (2015). Marx on Financial Intermediation: Lessons from the French Crédit Mobilier in the New York Daily Tribune. Science & Society: a Journal of Marxist Thought and Analysis, 79(4), 497-526.
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (2011). Review Essay: Patel's The Value of Nothing: Between Marx, Microeconomics, and Commoner Resistence to Contemporary Enclosure. Journal of Asian and African Studies, 46(3), 307-318.
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (2002). The Age of Access: The New Culture of Hypercapitalism Where All of Life is Paid-for Experience. Radical Teacher(Spring 2002)
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (1992). Venezuela: The Military's Wake-up Call. NACLA Report on the Americas, XXVI(No. 1)
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (1990). From Revolution to Stabilization: Financial Distortions and the Mixed Economy. Against the Current
  • Ricciardi, J.M., Miller, J. (1989). Nicaragua's Other War: The Sandinistas Tackle the Economy. Dollars & Sense(November/December)
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (1987). Rereading Marx on the Role of Money and Finance in Economic Development: New Perspectives from the 1840's and 1850's. Research in Political Economy, 10
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (1986). Note: Joint Sessions Between the History of Economics Society and the Eastern Economics Association. The HES Bulletin, VIII(1)
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (1981). Class Struggle, the Classical Economists, and the Factory Acts: Towards a Reformulation. Research in Political Economy, 4

Articles

  • Ricciardi, J.M., McAuliffe, R.E., Bonifaz, R. (1990, ) Apertura Economica: ¿Una Necesidad?.. Buenos Aires: Revista del Instituto Argentino de Ejecutivos de Finanzas. link

Book Chapters

  • Ricciardi, J.M. (in press). Marx on Financial Intermediation: The Promise of Money as Command Over Future Labor to Sustain Profits Without Production. In C.Herold & M.L.Silver (Ed.), Marx's Capital at 150 and the Global Crisis Today.: Palgrave Macmillan US
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (1990). Economic Policy in a Mixed Economy: Revolution and Stabilization.Revolution and Counter Revolution in Nicaragua: 1979 through 1989.: Westview Press
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (2008). Wall Street. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences: Macmillan Reference
  • Ricciardi, J.M. (in press). Marx on Financial Intermediation: The Promise of Money as Command Over Future Labor to Sustain Profits Without Production: Palgrave Macmillan US

Presentations

  • Marx on Financial Intermediation and the Promise of Money as Command Over Future Labor
    Ricciardi, J. Marx on Financial Intermediation and the Promise of Money as Command Over Future Labor The Critique of Political Economy and the Global Crisis Today, Hofstra University, New York (2017)
  • Francis Charles Genovese: Remembrance & Appreciation
    Ricciardi, J. Francis Charles Genovese: Remembrance & Appreciation , Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Tribute to William Casey – Institutional Legacy
    Ricciardi, J. Tribute to William Casey – Institutional Legacy , Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Development Studies, The Humanities and Social Entrepreneurship
    Ricciardi, J. Development Studies, The Humanities and Social Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship and Business Curriculum Development, Tunis, Tunisia (2012)
  • It can happen again, A global financial crisis - This Time a 'Gringo' Pathology
    Ricciardi, J. It can happen again, A global financial crisis - This Time a 'Gringo' Pathology Universidad ORT, Montevideo, Uruguay (2009)
  • Discussant, Midnight Notes
    Ricciardi, J. Discussant, Midnight Notes Forum on Global Crisis(2008)
  • Against ‘Residual’ Social Policy – Successful Social Outcomes as Economic Policy
    Ricciardi, J. Against ‘Residual’ Social Policy – Successful Social Outcomes as Economic Policy The Challenges of Growth: Investing in the New Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2004)
  • The Political Economy of Globalization: Methodological Concerns, The Rule of Finance Capital, and the Struggle Over Intellectual Property -- the Last Frontier Against the Commodification of Life Itself
    Ricciardi, J. The Political Economy of Globalization: Methodological Concerns, The Rule of Finance Capital, and the Struggle Over Intellectual Property -- the Last Frontier Against the Commodification of Life Itself Globalization and Its Discontents, Boston, MA (2002)