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Lecture Series in Selected Topics in Post-Keynesian, institutionalist, feminist and Marxian political economy

University of Greenwich

Room Check individual lectures, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London, SE10 9LS
15 Mar 2018 2 p.m. – 30 Jun 2018 None, University of Greenwich

The Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre- GPERC (University of Greenwich) and FEPS (Foundation for European Progressive Studies) are jointly organising a series of lectures in advanced macroeconomics based on a political economy approach combining institutionalist, feminist, Keynesian and Marxist traditions. The lecture series builds on the research expertise of staff in political economy; we also host Dr Ernst Stetter from FEPS. The lectures are free and do not require pre-registration. All lectures are chaired and discussions are led by Professor Ozlem Onaran (FEPS Scientific Council member and Director of GPERC).


15 March: University of Greenwich - Theories of Growth

14:00-15:45 room QA075. Professor Mehmet Ugur: University of Greenwich: Institutionalist/Schumpeterian growth theories

16:00-18:00. room QA075. Professor Ozlem Onaran, University of Greenwich: Post-Keynesian/Kaleckian demand-led growth models: the effect of income distribution and gender inequality on growth. Lecture notes here.


17 May: University of Greenwich - Marxism

10:00 – 12:00 room QM268 Dr Jeff Powell, University of Greenwich:  Towards a Marxist theory of financialised capitalism

12:30-14:30 room QA010 Dr Tomas Rotta, University of Greenwich: The Commodification of Knowledge and Information


24 May: University of Greenwich - Development Economics

10:00-11:45  room QA010 Dr Alberto Botta, University of Greenwich: A post-Keynesian perspective on capital mobility, exchange rate dynamics and Balance of Payments crises in developing countries

12:00-13:45  room. Dr Cem Oyvat, University of Greenwich: Political Economy of Conflict


29 May: University of Greenwich- Stock-Flow Consistent modelling

10:00 - 11:45 room QA038 Dr Maria Nikolaidi, University of Greenwich: Post-Keynesian stock-flow consistent modelling: theory and methodology.

12:00 - 13:45 IT Lab QA274 Dr Yannis Dafermos, University of West of England: Building a stock-flow consistent model in practice (lab session using R).


Date & room tbc University of Greenwich - European Policy

Dr Ernst Stetter, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS): Challenges of a common currency in crisis times: the example of the Euro-zone


Organising committee:

Prof Ozlem Onaran, FEPS Scientific Council member, Director of GPERC, University of Greenwich

Eurydice Fotopoulou, PhD student, University of Greenwich

Alexander Guschanski, PhD student, University of Greenwich

Achilleas Mantes, PhD student, University of Greenwich