Political Economy Workshop

This seminar meets 6 to 10 times a semester. Graduate students and faculty from the Economics Department and from elsewhere present papers on a range of topics in political economy.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
Wednesday
September 12*
4:00 pm

Brian Callaci
UMass Amherst

Vertical Power and the Creation of a Fissured Workplace: The Case of Franchising

Friday
September 28**
12:30 pm

**Gordon Hall 3rd Floor**

Tithi Bhattacharya
Purdue University

What Did Marx Have to Say About Cooking Dinner?  Marxism and Gender in the Twenty-First Century
Tuesday
October 2
4:00 pm

Deepankar Basu
UMass Amherst

Marx’s Analysis of Ground-Rent: Theory, Examples and Applications
Tuesday
October 16
4:00 pm

Lopa Banjeree
Bennington College

Social Class and Disaster Exposure
Tuesday
October 30
4:00 pm
David Kotz
UMass Amherst
The Trade War in Historical Perspective

Friday
November 9**
3:00 pm

**Gordon Hall 3rd Floor**

Jayati Ghosh
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Time Poverty and the Poverty of Economics
Tuesday
November 27
4:00 pm

Paulo Dos Santos
New School for Social Research

Noé M. Wiener
UMass Amherst

By the Content of Their Character? Social Identity, Discrimination, and the Determinations of Income
Tuesday
December 4
4:00 pm
Lenore Palladino
Roosevelt Institute and Smith College
Corporate Finance and Wages: A Missing Link

* co-sponsored by the UMass Applied Microeconomics Workshop

** co-sponsored by the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

 

Room 209
Crotty Hall
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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

For further information, contact Professor Moos at kmoos@umass.edu.