The Cornell Center for Global Economic Justice (CGEJ) supports research, scholarship, policy and advocacy work directed towards illuminating and redressing the laws and institutions that create and reinforce economic inequality and inequity.
Launch: Brattle Group Report on Reparations for Transatlantic Chattel Slavery in the Americas and the Caribbean (June 2023).
June 8, 2023: The University of the West Indies Centre for Reparation Research hosted a launch event to present the Brattle Group Report on Reparations for Transatlantic Chattel Slavery. The proceedings were broadcast on UWI TV and featured an Introduction by Judge Patrick Robinson of the International Court of Justice and a presentation of the Report’s findings by Coleman Bazelon of the Brattle Group. Commentary was provided by Robert Beckford and CGEJ Director Chantal Thomas, as part of the CGEJ project focus on race and global political economy.
For access to the 2023 Brattle Group Report on Reparations for Transatlantic Chattel Slavery, click here.
CGEJ supports a variety of projects addressing structural dimensions of inequality in the global economy. Current projects, described in more detail below, include: international trade law and its distributional consequences; race in the global political economy; and gender in the global political economy.