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Juliet B. Schor


Juliet B. Schor’s research has focused on the economics of work, spending, environment, and the consumer culture. She is the author of several books, including Born to BuyThe Overworked AmericanThe Overspent American; and Plentitude: The New Economics of True Wealth. Schor is a professor of sociology at Boston College, a former member of the Harvard economics department, and a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. She is also a co-founder of the Center for a New American Dream, an organization devoted to ecologically and socially sustainable lifestyles.

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