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
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
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Noah Smith is a regular economics blogger of the mainstream Keynesian persuasion and writes regularly for Bloomberg now. A recent piece by him was headlined “free markets improved more lives than anything ever”. And he delivered the now usual argument that capitalism has actually been a great success in…
Edited by Tithi Bhattacharya. From Pluto Press: This groundbreaking collection explores the profound power of Social Reproduction Theory to deepen our understanding of everyday life under capitalism. While many Marxists tend to focus on the productive economy, this book focuses on issues such as child care, health care, education, family life and the roles of … More New Book: Social Reproduction Theory – Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression
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
SOAS Economics Professor Ben Fine discusses why there is no discipline that is more ready for decolonizing than economics.
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