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International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE); Greek Scientific Association of Political Economy

Dates:
September 10-12, 2010
Description:
1st International Conference in Political Economy "Beyond the Crisis"
Location:
Rethymnon, Crete, University of Crete-Rethymno, Greece
Subject:
The global economic crisis has now entered what is arguably its third phase. Following the acute financial crisis of September 2008 and the ensuing economic depression, we are now experiencing the debt crisis stage where whole nations face the threat of bankruptcy (with Greece currently at the forefront following the troubles of Iceland, Ireland and Dubai among other countries) and the EU project facing its toughest challenge yet. At the same time, neo-liberalism is losing (or has already lost) much of its confidence, with Keynes, Minsky and Marx gaining currency, and Richard Posner, leading Chicago proponent of the economics of law, telling the world ??how he became a Keynesian??. So where is the global economy going following the crisis, and what are the reactions to the crisis both intellectual and in material developments? And, chiefly, what are the alternatives opening up before us? These are the main questions that the First International Conference in Political Economy. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
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URL:
http://economics.soc.uoc.gr/icpe/

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