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URPE Activities

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URPE at LEFT FORUM

NYC, May 29 - 31, 2015
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC
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Call for panels for URPE at 2015 LF

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URPE at SEA
(Southern Economic Association)

New Orleans, November 21 - 25, 2015
Call for Papers: Deadline is May 1, 2015

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URPE at ASSA
(Allied Social Science Associations)

San Francisco  •  January 3-5, 2016
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Call for Papers: Deadline is May 1, 2015
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URPE at EEA
(Eastern Economic Association)

2016 in Washington DC, date TBA
(material below from 2015 meetings)
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Call for Papers: Deadline is November 15, 2014
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Member Activities Update

See our MEMBER ACTIVITES page to see what members have been up to recently. This column is the latest activities. Also see Member Books

The March 2015 issue of the Review of Radical Political Economics has just been published.   See the Table of Contents. (May 17, 2015)

A Way Out for Greece and Europe: Keynes’ Advice from the 1940s by Marie Duggan has just been published in the URPE blog. (May 16, 2015)

Zak Cope's book Divided World Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour under Capitalism has just been published by Kersplebedeb, Montreal Canada.  (May 11, 2015)

 The High Road Wins: How and why Minnesota is outpacing Wisconsin by Ann Markusen has just been  published in The American Prospect. (May 11, 2015) 

Wellesley’s ever-expanding womanhood: Admitting transgender students at women’s colleges isn’t a betrayal but a continuation of their feminist legacy by Julie Matthaei and Irene Matta appeared in Al Jazeera America, May 5, 2015 (May 7, 2015)

The new URPE newsletter has just been published.  This issue includes:
Cuba: Economic "Updating" and Socialism by Al Campbell
Greece Alone Cannot Do It; Austerity Victims of the World Unite! by Ismael Hossein-Zadeh
Progressive Policy Advocacy Group Formed in Britain by John Weeks
Should Bernie Run? by Andrew Torre (May 7, 2015)

Dollars and Sense has just published the 32nd edition of Real World Macro, a lively, thought-provoking supplement to introductory and intermediate macroeconomics textbooks. Real World Macro asks the big questions that standard textbooks try to avoid: What's so great about growth? Is unemployment natural? Why should inequality matter? (May 7, 2015) 

Dollars and Sense has just published the 22nd edition of Real World Micro, a great supplement to any mainstream introductory textbook. In addition to presenting alternative perspectives on the basics—supply and demand, production and consumption decisions, market structure and monopoly, market failure and the roles of government—Real World Micro relates theoretical principles to current controversies about income distribution, environmental protection, taxes, labor, trade, and intergenerational equity. (May 7, 2015)  

Arturo Hermann has written The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis: The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis published by Routledge. The most prominent aspect of the current financial crisis is its systemic character which manifests itself in high levels of inequality, rampant unemployment, economic and social insecurity and environmental decay. This book examines the potential of a number of contributions from heterodox economics and psychoanalysis in providing a deeper understanding of these problems. (April 29, 2015)


See MEMBER ACTIVITIES page for more.

Also see Member Books