5-7th July 2018, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK The 20th Anniversary Conference of the AHE (Association of Heterodox Economics) is being held at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. The AHE has established a reputation as a major forum for the discussion and development of interdisciplinary and pluralistic alternatives to mainstream economics. It is committed to … More 20th Anniversary Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics
Social reality is open in the sense that event regularities or correlations are rare at best. Even in the non-social sciences such regularities are mainly restricted to (closed) conditions of well controlled experiment, where they correlate the event of triggering an (experimentally) isolated ‘atomistic’ mechanism and its unimpeded effect. By atomistic is meant having the … More Call for Special Issue of CJE: Methods & Approaches for Investigating Phenomena Generated in the Open Social System
By Lane Vanderslice, The Union for Radical Political Economics is 50 this year, and a notice has just been sent out about a 50th anniversary celebration at the University of Massachusetts . URPE was started in 1968 because of great frustration with standard economics, which had limited theories (neglecting power, for one thing) and confined … More Standard economics: 50+ years of resisting new ideas
SOAS Economics Professor Ben Fine discusses why there is no discipline that is more ready for decolonizing than economics.
16th World Congress of the Association for Social Economics Putting the Social Back into Economics Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado June 11-13, 2018 Social economics studies the ethical & social causes, as well as the ethical & social consequences, of economic behavior, institutions, organizations, theory, and policy. The 16th World Congress in Social Economics … More Call for papers: Putting the Social Back into Economics
By Steven Mark Cohn. From Routledge: When the Chinese economic reforms began in 1978, Marxist economics infused all the institutions of economic theory in China, from academic departments and economics journals to government departments and economic think tanks. By the year 2000, neoclassical economics dominated these institutions and organized most economic discussion. This book explains … More New Book: Competing Economic Paradigms in China – The Co-Evolution of Economic Events, Economic Theory and Economics Education, 1976–2016
Contacts: Jennifer Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202.785.5100; Michael Reich, email@example.com Washington, DC—A stunning number of professional economists—nearly 1,100—have signed a petition urging the American Economic Association (AEA) to address pervasive misogyny in the field. The petition urges the AEA to create a jobs wiki site that would display more information about the job search process, thereby supplanting … More Press Release: More than 1,000 Economists Urge AEA to Address Misogyny in the Field