POLITICAL ECONOMY WORKSHOP: FALL 2014
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST

 

DATE/DATE   SPEAKER(S)   TITLE
         
Monday
October 6
  Terrence McDonough
(National University of Ireland)
  Interact Global, Sink Local: A Euro-example of Scale in the Global Neoliberal Crisis
         
Tuesday
October 21
  Robert Brenner
(University of California, Los Angeles)
  The Origins and Outcome of the Great Recession: Finance and the Real Economy
         
Tuesday
October 28
  Samuel Bowles
(Emeritus, UMass Amherst),
Gerald Friedman (UMass Amherst), and Mehrene Larudee (Visiting Scholar, UMass Amherst)
  Teaching Intro: Three Approaches
         
Tuesday
November 4
  David Kotz
(UMass Amherst)
  Roots of the Current Economic Crisis: Capitalism, Forms of Capitalism, Policies, and Contingent Events
         
Wednesday
November 12
  Leopoldo Gόmez Ramίrez (UMass Amherst)   On Theories of a Democratic Planned Economy and the Coevolution of "Pro-democratic Planning" Preferences
         
Tuesday
November 18
  Anwar Shaikh
(New School for Social Research)
  Wages and Unemployment: Theory and Empirical Evidence on a Class-Struggle Phillips Curve
         

 

9th Floor Conference Room
Thompson Hall
UMass 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 Fall 2014 by Deepankar Basu, 1012 Thompson Hall. For more details contact him at 5-6359 or dbasu@econs.umass.edu)