The latest ILO Global Wage report finds global wage growth has been weak while the gender pay gap, at about 20 per cent globally, remains unacceptably high. The Global Wage Report 2018/19 finds that in real terms (adjusted for price inflation) global wage growth declined to 1.8 per cent in 2017 from 2.4 per cent … More ILO: Global wage growth lowest since 2008, women still earning 20 per cent less than men
With respect to to this post, readers might be interested in a long set of follow-up debates below. h/t Patrick Bond, whose contribution was just published here at Human Geography David Harvey Denies Imperialism In a major critique of David Harvey’s work, the radical political economist John Smith takes on Harvey’s claim that the “East” … More Imperialism in the 21st Century
TNI’s annual State of Power reports have, since their launch in 2012, become a must-see reference point for citizens, activists and academics concerned with understanding the nature of power in our globalised world in order to inform struggles for justice. With a mixture of compelling infographics and insightful essays, State of Power has examined dimensions … More Call for papers on finance & power for Transnational Institute (TNI) State of Power 2019
Fadhel Kaboub, associate professor of economics at Denison University and President of the Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity, outlines a new critical approach to postcolonial political economy, arguing that re-gaining financial sovereignty is a crucial next step for postcolonial nations hoping to achieve social, economic, and environmental justice. We talk specifically and at length about … More The New Postcolonial Economics with Fadhel Kaboub
Minqi Li, Professor of Economics at University of Utah, speaks about the political economy of China and the future of global capitalism: – How can the Chinese development model be characterized? – Although economic growth has slowed down, is China still in the position to boost the world economy? – Which are the internal contradictions … More Minqi Li – China’s political economy and the future of North-South relations
Economist and fierce EU critic Yanis Varoufakis considers the need for a radically new way of thinking about the economy, finance and capitalism.
Ecological Economics and Socio-ecological Movements: Science, policy and challenges to global processes in a troubled world A bi-lingual conference 10, 11 and 12 September 2018, in the city of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico For more than a quarter century since the ISEE was founded the international community has developed a substantial corpus of law and agreements … More 15th Annual Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics