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Paul Zarembka

Professor of Economics
443 Fronczak Hall
(716) 645-8686


  • Ph.D. (1967) University of Wisconsin
  • M.S. (1967) University of Wisconsin
  • B.S. (1964) Purdue University

Research Interests

  • Marxist Theory
  • U.S. Labor History
  • Economic Development

Selected Publications

  • “On the Empirical Relevance of the CES Production Function,” Review of Economics and Statistics(1970)
  • Toward A Theory Of Economic Development, Holden-Day (1972)
  • (editor) Frontiers in Econometrics, Academic Press (1974)
  • “Capital Heterogeneity, Aggregation, and the Two-Sector Model”, Quarterly Journal of Economics (1975)
  • “Transformation of Variables in Econometrics”, The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics (1987)
  • “The Development of State Capitalism in the Soviet Union”, Research in Political Economy (1992)
  • “Accumulation of Capital, its Definition: A Century after Lenin and Luxemburg”, Value, Capitalist Dynamics and MoneyResearch in Political Economy (2000)
  • “Rosa Luxemburg’s Accumulation of Capital: Critics try to bury the Message”, Bringing Capitalism Back for Critique by Social TheoryCurrent Perspectives in Social Theory (2002)
  • “The Declining Importance of Hegel for Marx: J.D. White’s Provocative Work”, Historical Materialism, No. 8 (2002)
  • “Lenin as Economist of Production: A Ricardian Step Backwards”, Science & Society (2003)
  • (editor) The Hidden History of 9-11-2001, JAI/Elsevier Science (2006); paperback 2nd. edition, Seven Stories Press (2008)

Other Contributions and Distinctions

  • Co-Editor (with M. Brown and K. Sato), Essays in Modern Capital Theory, North-Holland (1976)
  • Series Editor, Research in Political Economy, JAI/Elsevier Press (1977-present)
  • Fulbright-Hayes Scholar, Academy of Economics, Poznan, Poland (1979)
  • Who’s Who is America, various editions
  • Who’s Who in Economics, various editions
  • Who’s Who in Finance & Business, various editions
  • Who’s Who in American Education, various editions