Mark Paul

Mark Paul

Political Economist, 2021-2022 Berggruen Fellow

Biography

Mark Paul is an assistant professor of economics and environmental studies at New College of Florida. As a political economist, Mark spends most of his time thinking about inequality and the climate crisis. Half of his work is focused on understanding the causes and consequences of inequality and assessing and designing remedies to address it. The other half of his work is dedicated to climate change and environmental policy. Mark’s research and writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Economist, Washington Post, The Financial Times, The American Prospect, and MIT Technology Review, among other publications. At the Berggruen Institute, Mark will complete his first book entitled Freedom Is Not Enough: Economic Rights for an Unequal World, for Chicago University Press. The book is expected to be published in fall 2022.