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March 2017

‘Does inequality hamper innovation and growth?’ Alberto Russo & ‘A simple formalisation of Minsky’s business cycle theory’ by Rob Jump

March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kingston University, Penrhyn Road
Kingston, Surrey, KT1 2EE United Kingdom
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‘Does inequality hamper innovation and growth?' by Alberto Russo (Marche Polytechnic University) Abstract: The paper builds upon the Agent Based-Stock Flow Consistent model presented in Caiani et al. (2015) to analyze the relationship between income and wealth inequality and economic development. For this sake, the original model has been amended under three main dimensions: first, the households sector has been subdivided into workmen, office workers, researchers, and executives which compete on segmented labor markets.  Conversely, firms are now characterized by…

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IIPPE Training Workshop – Value and Price after Marx

March 27 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

IIPPE Training Workshop – Value and Price after Marx Mon 27 March, SOAS Brunei Gallery (room B102) The International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) announce their next Training Workshop at SOAS (room B102, in the Brunei Gallery), London on 27 March 2017 (registration from 9.30am). Simon Mohun will lead the workshop. In the morning session (10am to 1pm), the focus will be on a Marxist approach to the understanding of value and price. The afternoon session will provide a comprehensive…

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Economic Policies since the Global Financial Crisis Conference

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Senior Combination Room (SCR), St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map

Economic Policies since the Global Financial Crisis Conference This conference, organised by the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics (CTNTE), focuses on how economic policies have changed in response to the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) from the viewpoint of the ‘New Economics’, an interdisciplinary approach that is concerned with institutional behaviour, expectations and uncertainty as opposed to traditional economics with its emphasis on equilibrium, mathematical formalism and deterministic solutions. The Conference brings together eight papers by renown academics across…

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Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Combining Legal and Economic Analysis Workshop

March 30 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Peterhouse, Trumpington Street
Cambridge , CB2 1RD United Kingdom
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The UK government faces a major challenge in formulating a clear plan for Brexit. Its current position is that departing the EU necessarily entails leaving the European Economic Area and customs union. The Prime Minster has said that ‘no deal’ is better than a ‘bad deal’. Thus it is possible that at the end of March 2019, the UK will fall back on WTO rules. While the government may have worked out the legal and institutional implications of this scenario,…

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April 2017

‘Forgotten Macroeconomics in Mega Trade and Investment Deal’ Dr Jeronim Capaldo

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greenwich University,

A research seminar by Dr Jeronim Capaldo, of Tufts University, on the “Forgotten Macroeconomics in Mega Trade and Investment Deals”. # Dr Capaldo' s talk is based on a synthesis of two papers: - The Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: European Disintegration, Unemployment and Instability - Trading Down: Unemployment, Inequality and Other Risks of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement The seminar is jointly organised by the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC), the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and the…

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Capitalism on the Edge – What can women do to change how Capitalism works?

April 5 @ 5:15 pm - April 6 @ 7:00 pm
Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, Huntingdon Road
Cambridge , CB3 0DF United Kingdom
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Join the last event in the Capitalism on the Edge series, to hear the insightful and action-oriented views of our panel members. Panel discussion with Dame Pauline Green, Sue Garrard, and Natasha Landell-Mills discussing what women can do to change how Capitalism works. Sue Garrard, SVP Global Communications, Unilever Dame Pauline Green, former President of the International Cooperative Alliance Natasha Landell-Mills, Head of Environment, Social and Governance Research, Sarasin & Partners 17:15 - 18:30 - Lecture 18:30 - 19:00 -…

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Financialisation and the Periodisation of Capitalism Discussion

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

IPPE financialisation working group invites to you a discussion on: Financialisation and the periodisation of capitalism 25th April 2017, 6-8pm, Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London As the concept gains prominence within social sciences, debates arise about situating financialisation within the history of capitalism. Is financialisation a contingent product of the economic shifts of the 1970s and 1980s? Is it a long-run tendency of capitalism? Join us for for a discussion about these issues with Prof. Photis Lysandrou (City…

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St Catharine’s Political Economy Seminar – ‘‘Calculating the Costs of Conflict’, Ron Smith

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ramsden Room, St Catharine’s College, St Catharine's College
Cambridge, cb21rl United Kingdom
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Date: Wednesday 26 April 2017 Time: 18:00 -19:30 Speaker: Ron Smith Talk Title: '‘Calculating the Costs of Conflict’ Location: Ramsden Room, St Catharine's College The next St Catharine's Political Economy Seminar in the series on the Economics of Austerity, will be held on 26 April, 2017 - Ron Smith  will give a talk on ‘Calculating the Costs of Conflict’. The seminar will be held in the Ramsden Room at St Catharine's College from 6.00-7.30 pm. All are welcome. The seminar…

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May 2017

“Income Distribution and Stability” by Dr Michael Kumhof and a presentation of research project findings “An investment and equality-led sustainable growth strategy”

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A key note lecture by Dr Michael Kumhof, Bank of England, on “Income Distribution and Stability”. Followed by a presentation of the findings of our new research project on “An investment and equality-led sustainable growth strategy” and a panel discussion with: Professor Ozlem Onaran Prof. Stephany Griffith-Jones Dr. Ernst Stetter ( Chair) Ms Signe Dahl Mr Paul Sweeny Dr. Maria Nikolaidi Dr. Giovanni Cozzi The details of the programme are here. The event is co-organised by the Greenwich Political Economy Research…

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June 2017

The 27th Annual Post Keynesian Study Group Workshop

June 1

The 27th Annual Post Keynesian Study Group Workshop that will be held on 1 June 2017 at the University of Greenwich. The programme is available at: http://www.postkeynesian.net/downloads/events/program_AWS_2017_June.pdf Speakers include: Sebastian Dullien, Roger Farmer, Daniela Gabor, Rob Jump, Daniela Prates, Engelbert Stockhammer, Jan Toporowski, Daniele Tori, and Roberto Veneziani. If you are interested in participating, please register by using Eventbrite. For any questions please contact Maria Nikolaidi (email: M.Nikolaidi@greenwich.ac.uk). Tea and Coffee will be provided and we would be delighted if…

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