Economic Theory Workshop

This seminar meets 6 to 10 times a semester in which graduate students and faculty report on research in progress on topics in economic theory and related areas. Faculty from other Departments, other Colleges, and other Universities are frequently invited to both attend and present papers.

Fall 2017 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
Monday
September 18
4:00 pm
Cristina Marcuzzo
University of Rome
Is There a Cambridge Approach to Economics?
Monday
September 25
4:00 pm
Hiroaki Sasaki
Kyoto University
Increased Shareholder Power, Income Distribution, and Employment in a Neo-Kaleckian Model with Conflict Inflation
Tuesday*
October 10
4:00 pm
Alex Coram
 
The Political Economy of Production and Distribution:  A Non-Atomic Game
Monday
October 30
4:00 pm
Sam Bowles
University of Massachusetts Amherst
How Extraordinary Wealth Inequality Came to Be the Human Condition: New Evidence and an Interpretation
Monday**
November 13
4:30 pm
Nancy MacLean
Duke University
Democracy in Chains (joint with Political Economy Research Institute; LOCATION: Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell)
Monday
December 4
4:00 pm
Bill Spriggs
​Howard University
TBA


* This Tuesday follows a Monday schedule.

**NOTE TIME AND LOCATION CHANGE
 

Workshop Location: 209 Crotty Hall (unless otherwise indicated)
412 N. Pleasant St., Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Papers will be posted at least one week prior to presentation.

For more details, contact Professor Katzner at dkatzner@econs.umass.edu