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Letter to Prime Minister of Turkey

from URPE Steering Committee


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Calls for Submissions

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URPE at SEA
(Southern Economic Association)

November 19 – 21, 2016
Washington, DC
Call for Papers: Deadline is April 13, 2016
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URPE at ASSA
(Allied Social Science Associations)

Chicago, IL on January 6-8, 2017
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Click here for 2017 URPE at ASSA Program
Call for Papers: Deadline is May 1, 2016

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URPE at LEFT FORUM

(Call for June 2016 around Dec 2015. Here 2015 information)

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 EEA
(Eastern Economic Association)

2016 in Washington DC, February 25-28, 2016
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Call for Papers: Deadline was November 15, 2015
Click here for the previous 2015 URPE at EEA Program


For more on URPE activities, see the new 2015
Annual Report
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Member Activities Update

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

The latest  issue of the URPE Newsletter includes:

The late Fredrick S. Lee's and Bruce Cronin's Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics has just been published by Elgar. Despite the important critiques of the mainstream offered by heterodox economics, the dominant method remains econometrics. This major new Handbook provides an invaluable introduction to a range of alternative research methods better suited for analysing the social data prominent in heterodox research projects, including survey, historical, ethnographic, experimental, and mixed approaches, together with factor, cluster, complex, and social network analytics. Introductions to each method are complemented by descriptions of applications in practice. (May 19. 2016)

Mark Weisbrot.'s  Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong about the Global Economy has been published by the Oxford University Press. The book analyzes long-term economic failures, from the Eurozone to developing countries, shows how political agendas are often at the root of long-term economic failures and - as in the Eurozone - can prolong financial crises unnecessarily, and examines why the IMF has lost most of its influence in middle-income countries over the past decade and a half. (May 3, 2016)

Jonathan Levin and Michael Zweig have produced a short film Light from Darkness on the new Iraqi labor law. See the power of international labor solidarity and a united Iraqi labor movement as they win passage of an historic labor law in the Iraqi parliament. It is a true victory in the most difficult circumstances, in Iraq and for working people everywhere. See the video. (May 3, 2016) See Member Activities page for more.

See more on our Member Activities page. Also see Member Books and Opinion