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 2018 Schedule

Date Speaker(s) Title
Monday
September 24
4:00 pm
Paul Auerbach
Kingston University
On the Relevance of Rawls-Nozick Exchange for Considerations of Economic and Social Inequality
Monday
October 1
4:00 pm
Jim Boyce
UMass Amherst
Carbon Pricing: Effectiveness and Equity
Monday
October 15
4:00 pm
Sam Bowles
UMass Amherst
Scientific Revolutions in Economics: Can Computational Linguistics 
Reveal The Novel Content And Social Forces Driving Paradigm Shifts?
Monday
October 22
4:00 pm
Juan Montecino
Columbia University
International Strategic Spillovers of Monetary Policy
Monday
October 29
4:00 pm
Anwar Shaikh
New School
Classical Keynesian Macrodynamics: An Alternative to Post Keynesian Theory
Monday
November 5
4:00 pm
Hiroaki Sasaki
Kyoto University
Goodwin Growth Cycles with Workers’ Saving
Wednesday
November 14*
4:00 pm
Jerry Epstein
UMass Amherst
The Financialization of the Non-Financial CEO: A Key to Capitalist Class solidarity
Monday
November 26
4:00 pm
Alex Coram The Dynamics of Economic Growth with Environmental Inputs

*This Wednesday has a Monday schedule.


 

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