URPE has been dedicated to promoting the
study, development, and application
of radical political economic analysis to
social problems since 1968.


URPE News and Upcoming Events

URPE at SEA
(Southern Economic Association)

November 19 – 21, 2016
Washington, DC
2016 URPE at SEA program

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URPE at ASSA
(Allied Social Science Associations)

Chicago, IL on January 6-8, 2017
More information on URPE at ASSA
2017 URPE at ASSA Program

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URPE at EEA
(Eastern Economic Association)

February 23-26, 2017
New York City

2017 Call for Papers: Deadline November 15, 2016
2016 URPE at EEA Program

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URPE Brooklyn Conference:

Left-Wing Economics in a Right- Wing Political Climate

April 8, 2017
St. Francis College, Brooklyn NY
See details here

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For more on URPE activities, see the 2015
Annual Report

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.

John Miller writes Taxing the Wealthy and the Art of Sophistry in Dollars and Sense. (December 1, 2016)

Dean Baker writes We don’t need Washington to fix bloated CEO pay on the PBS Newshour website. (December 1, 2016)

ICAPE, the International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics, will hold a conference in Chicago on January 4, 2017, with many URPE members participating in the program. (December 1, 2016)

Engelbert Stockhammer, Collin Constantine and Severin Reissl have written Explaining the Euro Crisis: Current Account Imbalances, Credit Booms and Economic Policy in Different Economic Paradigms for the Post Keynesian Economics Study Group.  (December 1, 2016)

Laura Merling and Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research write The Housing Bubble: Is it back? (November 30, 2016)

John Weeks writes By the numbers: Barak Obama's contribution to the decline of U.S. democracy on openDemocracy. (November 30, 2016)

Frank Ackerman writes Green State America: How to keep America's climate promises on Dollars and Sense. (November 30, 2016)

J.W. Mason writes Socialize Finance: We already live in a planned economy. Why not make it a democratic one? on  Jacobin.  (November 30, 2016)

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