Member Activities Update
There has been considerable controversy surrounding a letter signed by over 6oo economists supporting an increase in the minimum wage, and attacks on this position, including signaling out Marxist economists as supporters in an ad published in the New York Times, by an industry funded “think tank,” the Employment Policies Institute. Two of the economists singled out, Julie Matthaei and Paul Zarembka, responded with a letter to the New York Times.
Ismael Hossein-Zadeh has published Global War on the 99%: How International Financial Elites Change Governments to Implement Austerity (12 page pdf file).
Cyrus Bina has published A Prelude to the Foundation of Political Economy: Oil, War, and Global Polity--The Economics of the Middle East and Oil: A Time Machine (Second Edition). Bina, together with Jamee K. Moudud and Patrick L. Mason has edited Alternative Theories of Competition
Barbara Garson's Down the Up Escalator: How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession is now available in paperback. Also read her "Abracadabra: You're a Part-Timer" in The Huffington Post.
Ramaa Vasudevan has published Things Fall Apart: From the crash of 2008 to the long slump
URPE at SEA
(Southern Economics Association Meetings)
Atlanta • November 22-24, 2014
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URPE at ASSA
(Allied Social Science Associations Conference)
Boston • January 3-5, 2015
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URPE at LEFT FORUM
NYC, May 30 - June 1, 2014
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC
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URPE at EEA
(Eastern Economic Association)
Boston • March 14-16, 2014
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