James R. Harrigan

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Senior Research Fellow

James R. Harrigan is a former Senior Research Fellow at AIER. He is also co-host of the Words & Numbers podcast.

Dr. Harrigan was previously Dean of the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani, and later served as Director of Academic Programs at the Institute for Humane Studies and Strata, where he was also a Senior Research Fellow.

He has written extensively for the popular press, with articles appearing in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and a host of other outlets. He is also co-author of Cooperation & Coercion. His current work focuses on the intersections between political economy, public policy, and political philosophy.


Research Publications by James R. Harrigan

Title: John Maynard Keynes, HG Wells, and a problematic utopia

Authors: PW Magness, JR Harrigan

Publication: History of Political Economy 52 (2), 211-238, 2020


Authors: A Davies, JR Harrigan, M Teague

Publication: Social Philosophy and Policy 31 (2), 180-203