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URPE at the EEA

February 28 –March 3,2019 New York, NY

Every year URPE sponsors a series of panels at the Eastern Economic Association ("Easterns") meetings to provide a venue for the presentation and discussion of current research in heterodox economics. In addition, each year the RRPE publishes a selection from the papers presented in a “Proceedings Issue.”

Click here to see a full program of URPE events at the 2019 EEA conference in New York.

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For more on URPE activities, see the our 2018 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