Since 1992, Amy S. Cramer, PhD, has been teaching multiple perspectives on economic issues. After earning her doctorate in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, she developed a unique interdisciplinary program that evolved over the decades to become Voices On The Economy (VOTE). She served on the faculty at Trinity College, Clark University, and the University of Arizona. Currently, she is a full-time economics professor and discipline coordinator for Pima Community College in Southern Arizona. She is co-author with journalist Laura Markowitz of Voices On The Economy: How Open-Minded Exploration of Rival Perspectives Can Spark Solutions to Our Urgent Economic Problems. Markowitz is a National Magazine Award–winning feature writer and contributing producer for Arizona Public Media.
Mind over the matter
Teachers of pluralist economics need to foster argument that is sound, not shrill. Amy S Cramer and Laura Markowitz make a point. It’s the first day of the semester at