New Book by Ron Baiman: The Global Free Trade Error – The Infeasibility of Ricardo’s Comparative Advantage Theory

From Routledge: The doctrine of “free trade” is second only to that of “free markets” in undergirding ideological support for our current global economic structures and rules. From David Ricardo’s “comparative advantage principle” to James Meade’s Neoclassical or mainstream economics proof of self-adjusting free trade equilibrium, the free trade doctrine has had a lasting and … More New Book by Ron Baiman: The Global Free Trade Error – The Infeasibility of Ricardo’s Comparative Advantage Theory

New book by Robin Hahnel: Income Distribution & Environmental Sustainability-A Sraffian Approach

From Routledge: Any economics that does not deal forthrightly with economic inequality is no longer suitable for the twenty-first century. Similarly, any economics which does not provide a coherent way to integrate environmental sustainability into economic analysis will fail to command allegiance in the century ahead. This book demonstrates how the Sraffian framework provides important … More New book by Robin Hahnel: Income Distribution & Environmental Sustainability-A Sraffian Approach

The Routledge Handbook of Marxian Economics

From Routledge. To be Released in April 2017. Edited by David M. Brennan, David Kristjanson-Gural, Catherine P. Mulder, Erik K. Olsen Most developed economies are characterized by high levels of inequality and an inability to provide stability or opportunity for many of their citizens. Mainstream economics has proven to be of little assistance in addressing … More The Routledge Handbook of Marxian Economics

What Can We Learn from Alternative Theories of Economic Development?

Originally posted on Developing Economics:
As people across the world are struggling to understand the rise of Trumpism, anti-establishment and anti-free trade movements, Erik Reinert (Tallinn University of Technology), Jayati Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University) and Rainer Kattel (Tallinn University of Technology) have put together an impressive Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development that can…

URPE Brooklyn Conference: Left-Wing Economics in a Right-Wing Political Climate

St. Francis College, Brooklyn NY, April 8, 2017 The Conference will bring together the theoretical perspectives of radical political economics and the organizational experiences of those engaged in struggle on the many crucial issues confronting us today.   It will, we hope, contribute to the development of an agenda that can guide all of us … More URPE Brooklyn Conference: Left-Wing Economics in a Right-Wing Political Climate

Sraffa Lectures on Advanced Theory of Value online

By Scott Carter, It is with great pleasure that we announce the uploading of Sraffa’s Lecture Notes on the Advanced Theory of Value. Last week Jonathan Smith and his staff uploaded all of the images, and with this blog post we unveil the Trinity 2.0 arrangement of the file. The original images from Trinity website … More Sraffa Lectures on Advanced Theory of Value online

Review of Keynesian Economics: Free-access articles

Here is a list of 34 free-access articles published by Review of Keynesian Economics: Dealing with cost-push inflation in Latin America: multi-causality in a context of increased openness and commodity price volatility Martín Abeles and Demian Panigo The ‘developmentalism’ debate in Brazil: some economic and political issues Adriana Moreira Amado and Maria de Lourdes Rollemberg … More Review of Keynesian Economics: Free-access articles