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study, development, and application
of radical political economic analysis to
social problems since 1968.

URPE News and Upcoming Events

URPE 50th Anniversary Conference & Celebration

September 27-30, 2018

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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URPE at EEA 2018

March 1- 4 2018

Boston, MA

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For more on URPE activities, see the our 2017 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.

The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics edited by Tae-Hee Jo, Lynne Chester, Carlo D'Ippoliti has just been published. Contributions throughout the Handbook explore different theoretical perspectives including: Marxian-radical political economics; Post Keynesian-Sraffian economics; institutionalist-evolutionary economics; feminist economics; social economics; Régulation theory; the Social Structure of Accumulation approach; and ecological economics. They explain the structural properties and dynamics of capitalism, as well as propose economic and social policies for the benefit of the majority of the population. (August 31, 2017)

Popular Revolt and the Global Working Class, the second issue of the Journal of Working-Class Studies, is now available online. (August 31, 2017)

During The Real News Network interview,, Jeannette Wicks-Lim and Peter Arno discuss how the Earned Income Tax Credit in New York improves healthcare for entire communities. (August 29, 2017)

Joan Hoffman has written "Sustainability and inequality: confronting the debate" in the International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice Along Product Life Cycles: Importance, Renewable Energy Examples, And Policy Complexities in Local Environment. (August 29, 2017)

Richard D. Wolff and Michael Hudson discuss the concept of "Junk Economics" on the URPE blog. (August 29, 2017)

Matias Vernengo has written On Venezuela, Democracy, Violence and Neoliberalism on the Naked Keynesianism blog. (August 29, 2017)

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