POLITICAL ECONOMY WORKSHOP (SPRING 2013)
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, UMASS AMHERST

 

DATE   SPEAKER(S)   TITLE
         
February 12
(Tuesday)
  Arjun Jayadev
UMass Boston
  Loose Money, High Rates: Interest Rate Spreads in Historical Perspective
         
February 26
(Tuesday)
  Zoe Sherman
UMass Amherst
  The Commodification of Audience Attention in the U.S., 1865-1920
         
March 12
(Tuesday)
  Kevin Gallagher
Boston University
  Countervailing Monetary Power: Emerging Markets and the Re-regulation of Cross-Border Finance     Paper 1     Paper 2
         
March 26
(Tuesday)
  Stephanie Seguino
University of Vermont
  Stratification and the Economics of Identity: An Application to U.S. Monetary Policy   Paper 1    Paper 2
         
April 9
(Tuesday)
  Teresa Ghilarducci
New School for Social Research
  The Political Economy of Aging Societies
         

 

9th Floor Conference Room
Thompson Hall
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

All sessions begin at 4:00 PM

When and if available, papers will be posted at:

courses.umass.edu/econ804


(The Political Economy Workshop is being organized in Spring 2013 by Deepankar Basu. For information and questions contact him at 5-6359 or dbasu@econs.umass.edu)