Review of Smyrnaios, N. (2018) Internet Oligopoly: The Corporate Takeover of our Digital World Mitja Stefancic
The puzzle of western social science Asad Zaman
Taking the Dasgupta Review seriously (with an interview with Professor Partha Dasgupta) Mitja Stefancic
A New Book on the Economics of Gift Stuart Birks interviews Ioana Negru
US Government Spending Dean Baker
Edited by Edward Fullbrook and Jamie Morgan
“These authors boldly stride where other economists toddle”
Richard B. Norgaard
Contributions from: Holger Apel, Marshall Auerback, Dean Baker, Victor A. Beker, Geoff Crocker, Edward Fullbrook, James Galbraith and Jaehee Choi, Jayati Ghosh, Girol Karacaoglu , Richard C. Koo, Jamie Morgan, Ann Pettifor, Steven Pressman, Peter Radford, Erik S. Reinert, David F. Ruccio, Robert H. Wade, David A. Westbrook.
With articles by:
Jorge L. Andere, Jorge Luis Canché-Escamilla, Álvaro Cano-Escalante
John F. Tomer
Oswin Krüger Ruiz
Andri W. Stahel
Rosemary Batt and Jamie Morgan
… and more
The United States declared an economic war on China in early 2018, a unilateral action that places the question of what regime we are about to enter after the weakening of the existing multilateral trade agencies.
This conference calls for a deep reflection to related matters with papers by Kenneth E. Austin, Eduardo Martínez-Ávila, Cecilia Rikap and Ariel Slipak, Oscar Ugarteche, and Juan Vázquez Rojo
“On the heels of a second crisis in just over a decade, this book could not be more timely … This book is a must-read for every student in economics.”
The advent of the global Covid-19 crisis created new challenges for businesses, workers, and policymakers. Their outcomes have transforming implications for all countries, industries, businesses of all sizes, and societies. The Covid-19 twin economic and health crises call for a deep reflection on the forces that will shape the future of the global economy.
A new conference from the WEA, scheduled for October.
It’s measurement and metric
A new book by Edward Fullbrook
“In a deep re-think, this ground-breaking study teaches new lessons about the very foundations of economics. It is a book for philosophers and economists alike and for anyone concerned with the very core of assumptions on which economics is founded.”
Lars Syll, Malmö University, Sweden
A new book from WEA Books
Edited by Gerson P. Lima and Maria Alejandra Madi
The book Capital and Justice calls for a deep examination of current power, politics and economics in a social context where democratic institutions are being threatened.
A new ebook from the WEA
Two things seem generally agreed about Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States: it is, for good or for bad, potentially a major historical turning point and its most important determinant was the economic reality experienced today by the majority of Americans.
Issue 8, April 2017
The Political Economy of the University INC.
“This is a great book. Against the background of the dogmatism of much of modern economics, Edward Fullbrook has produced an innovative and wide-ranging argument for narrative pluralism. The timely book is beautifully written, accessible to all, provocative, extraordinarily insightful, and extremely compelling.”
Tony Lawson, Cambridge University, UK
“Essential reading for anyone opposed to planetary suicide. Capitalism is waging a war against nature. And until this becomes obvious to masses of people, we will be limited to reformist projects that can only slow the drive to oblivion, but not stop it. As Smith reminds us, ‘It is no exaggeration to say that this is the most critical moment in human history.'”
David Klein, Truthout | Book Review
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