Call For Papers: ESHET Conference on Entrepreneurship, Knowledge and Employment

  The 22nd Annual Conference of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET) will take place in Madrid, at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 7-9 June 2018. Proposals for papers or sessions on all aspects of the history of economic thought are welcome. Note that: a) published papers are not eligible for submission; … More Call For Papers: ESHET Conference on Entrepreneurship, Knowledge and Employment

Call for Papers: Socialism and Labor – Theory and Praxis

Socialism and Labor: Theory and Praxis Special Issue of Labor Studies Journal In conjunction with the 2018 United Association for Labor Education Annual Conference April 4-7, 2018 Seattle, Washington Many people believe that socialism as a viable economic system became unfeasible with the historical and political collapse of “actually existing socialism” in the Soviet Union … More Call for Papers: Socialism and Labor – Theory and Praxis

David M. Kotz on Lessons from the Russian Revolution, 1917-2017

David M. Kotz, is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Distinguished Professor of Economics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He is the author of Russia’s Path from Gorbachev to Putin: The Demise of the Soviet System and the New Russia (2007), and The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism … More David M. Kotz on Lessons from the Russian Revolution, 1917-2017

New Book: Financial Underpinnings of Europe’s Financial Crisis – Liberalization, Integration, and Asymmetric State Power

By Nina Eichacker. From Edward Elgar: This book analyzes how financial liberalization affected the development of the financial crisis in Europe, with particular attention given to the ways in which power asymmetries within Western Europe facilitated financial liberalization and distributed the costs and gains from it. The author combines institutional narrative analysis with empirical surveys … More New Book: Financial Underpinnings of Europe’s Financial Crisis – Liberalization, Integration, and Asymmetric State Power