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March 2017

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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July 2017

An Introduction to Post-Keynesian economics and Political Economy

July 5 - July 7

Kingston University and the Political Economy Research Group are organising an introductory workshop to Post-Keynesian economics and Political Economy. The aim of the workshop is to give interested students an opportunity to learn about alternative approaches to economics beyond the neoclassical mainstream. The program: Wednesday, 5 July, 9.00am - 7.00pm Engelbert Stockhammer, Kingston University: Post Keynesian Economics, Introduction & overview Jo Michell, University of the West of England: Money in the Economy: A Post-Keynesian Perspective Ozlem Onaran, University of Greenwich:…

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July 10 - July 12

ASSOCIATION FOR HETERODOX ECONOMICS 19th Annual Conference July 10-12, 2017 SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY AND ECONOMICS Dalton Ellis Hall, University of Manchester, UK CALL FOR PAPERS How to Apply Register for the conference by 15th March 2017, by submitting your application and abstract here: https://goo.gl/forms/jVkLfumCfCMaaO2C2 (copy and paste link to a browser) Word limit is 250 words, excluding references. Please keep a copy. Streams and Papers A Stream Proposal can be one or more sessions. Each session is around 90 minutes with…

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Globalisation in Crisis?: The Urban and Regional Challenges of the Great Instability Conference

July 13 - July 14
McGrath Centre, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map

The Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society (CJRES) will be running its fourth conference, ‘Globalisation in Crisis? The Urban and Regional Challenges of the Great Instability’ on 13-14 July 2017.  The crisis of neoliberal globalisation, in all its manifestations, not only poses a challenge to our existing knowledge and approaches, it also provides an opportunity to take stock and think how we might contribute to the search for a new model of economic growth that is more spatially balanced,…

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