New Book by Robin Hahnel: Radical Political Economy – Sraffa Versus Marx

From Routledge: For too long radical political economy has suffered for lack of a coherent alternative to formal Marxian economic theory. People have had to choose between (1) continuing to use a formal model based on the labor theory of value as Marx developed in Capital to justify and retain one’s opposition to capitalism, or … More New Book by Robin Hahnel: Radical Political Economy – Sraffa Versus Marx

Call for Papers: 8th Annual IIPPE Conference in Political Economy

Theme: The Political Economy of Inequalities and Instabilities in the 21st Century Date and Place: September 13-15, 2017, Berlin School of Economics and Law IIPPE, CPERN and IPE call for general submissions for the Conference but particularly welcome those on its core themes of inequalities and instabilities, which will be the focus for the plenary … More Call for Papers: 8th Annual IIPPE Conference in Political Economy

A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory

By David M. Fields, Within the extensive literature on globalization, it has been consistently theorized that given historically-specific reorganizations and re-articulations of capitalist development, specifically concerning a ‘new international division of labor,’ the global social cartography has been exceptionally reconstituted. Yet, what are the manifested contours? & how should they be measured? It seems as … More A Reconsideration of World-Systems Analysis/Dependency Theory