Please be advised that, due to weather conditions, The Cooper Union will close today, Monday, at 1 p.m., and will remain closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday. Classes beginning before 1 p.m. today should be dismissed at 1 p.m. Classes starting at 1 p.m. or later are canceled. Administrative offices will close at 1 p.m. today and be closed tomorrow. Staff in security, housing, and buildings and grounds should confirm schedules with their supervisors. A decision about Wednesday's schedule will be posted by 9 p.m. Tuesday. Please watch email or see this website for updates. The add/drop period will be extended through the end of day on Tuesday February 3rd.
John Sarich received his Ph.D. in economics from the New School For Social Research. He specializes in the history of economic thought, macroeconomics and public policy, international economics and economic history. He is currently employed with the New York City Department of Finance as a tax policy analyst. He has also worked as an economist with the New York City Council, where he analyzed the local economy and the New York City budget. His work has appeared in the Review of Political Economy and he recently presented a paper to the "Economics For the Future" Conference, sponsored by the Cambridge Journal of Economics.
Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.