Joseph Halevi is an IUC Faculty Member and professor at the department of political economy in University of Sydney and participating in George Soros’s Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Joseph Halevi graduated from the University La Sapienza in Rome with a thesis on Kalecki's business cycles and fiscal policies. He taught then at the New School for Social Research in New York, at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and from 1979 at the University of Sydney. Since then, he has been Research Professor at the Faculty of Statistics of La Sapienza, Visiting Full Professor in Economics and Political Science at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, and Visiting Professor at the Universities of Grenoble, Nice, and Amiens. In recent years he has been also invited in Italy by the University of Lecce, Faculty of Philosophy and by the University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Science.
Halevi participated in the association of "economia critica" in Spain, and was among the founding group of the Association of Heterodox Economics (UK) where he is still active. He is a member of the editorial committees of Economie appliquée (Paris), Cahiers d'économie politique (Paris), and of International Journal of Political Economy (NY).
He has co-edited two books and published single and co-authored essays in several journals and edited volumes. He is a regular contributor to the daily Il manifesto, Rome, where he published so far about 300 articles. His research involves a critical dissection of economic theories, as well as the transformations of the capitalist economies.