Naples Conference Plenary Talks

Trevor Evans. Economic Stagnation and Social Polarization in the Eurozone. Francisco Louçã. Restructuring Public Debt and Taming Finance. Anastasia Nesvetailova. A Crisis of the Overcrowded Future? Shadow Banking and the Political Economy of Financial Innovation. Anwar Shaikh. Profitability, Long Waves and the Recurrence of General Crises. Euclid Tsakalotos. Conventional and Non-conventional Aspects of SYRIZA’s

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Membership Meeting Agenda – Naples Conference

NAPLES IIPPE CONFERENCE 2014 IIPPE MEMBERSHIP MEETING AGENDA ROOM T.1, WEDNESDAY, 18:30-20:30 1. IIPPE Officers Elections Results: Dimitris Milonakis 2. Report on the Naples Conference: Al Campbell, Pietro Masina 3. 2015 IIPPE Leeds Conference: Nina Kaltenbrunner 4. IIPPE Working Groups and activities between conferences: Susan Newman and Ben Fine 5. IIPPE Training Workshop: Simon Mohun 6. IIPPE finances: Ben Fine, Kate Bayliss 7. IIPPE/Pluto Press book series in ‘Political Economy and Development”: Ben Fine, Dimitris Milonakis 8. IIPPE and social media and ...

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Financialisation Working Group Social Hub

The Financialisation Working Group (FWG) will be presenting at the IIPPE Conference 2014 in Naples a record of 62 papers and 17 panels. Reviewing these panels and papers, we have noticed that many dimensions of financialisation have been addressed, such as the impact of finance on public finance, banking, state, housing, wages, emerging economies, global finance, the Eurozone, crisis, food, agriculture, gender, production, social reproduction and so on. The variety of subjects is exciting and gives us the opportunity to discuss several aspects of political economy with ...

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[IIPPE 2014] Neoliberalism Working Group

Call for Papers for 5th IIPPE Conference 16-18 September 2014 (University of Naples, Italy) Alfredo Saad Filho (SOAS, University of London, UK) Kean Birch (York University, Toronto, Canada) The theme of the 5th IIPPE Conference is “Scholarship, Policies, Conflicts and Alternatives” (seehttp://iippe.org/wp/). Neoliberalism occupies a central position within this field, and the IIPPE Neoliberalism Working Group will be organising a stream of papers for presentation at the Conference. Submissions are invited on and around the following areas: Neoliberal ...

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[IIPPE 2014] Financialisation Working Group

CfPs IIPPE Financialisation Working Group The Fifth Annual Conference in Political Economy. Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Naples, Italy  16 to 18 September, 2014   Over the last three decades developed and developing economies have gone through significant structural transformations under the ever increasing influence of finance. In critical political economy, the resultant mode of accumulation, and its corresponding social effects, have been analysed under the heading of financialisation and neoliberalism.  Whether the financial ...

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[IIPPE 2014] Economy and Religions in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Proposed Panel Call for Papers “Economy and Religions in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Crisis of Capitalism, Ethics and Development”.  In light of the challenges that contemporary economy and society launches, this Panel aims to analyzes the primary role played by Religions – especially Christianity, Protestantism and Islam – for the formation of an alternative thought in the context of European history form the sixteenth century to the present day. The study of this topic, means the study of essential elements: such as to illuminate the roots of ...

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[IIPPE 2014] Minerals and Energy Complex and Comparative Industrialisation Working Group

Deadlines for Both Panel Calls 20 March 2014: Deadline for abstracts (maximum of 500 words) to be considered for the proposed panels Abstracts submitted via the electronic form at www.iippe.org before the 1st April may also be considered. Please visit www.iippe.org for further information on the conference including deadlines 1 May 2014: Author notification concerning acceptance 1 September 2014: Deadline for submission of full paper MECCI Panel 1 - Emerging conflicts in response to the crisis in extractive accumulation and Alternatives Submission for ...

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[IIPPE 2014] Financialisation and the restructuring of production

Panel proposed for IIPPE 2014 conference Call for papers Lynne Chester & Susan Newman The origins of financialisation have been traced to the 1970s. The literature has illuminated the impact of financialisation on business strategies, for example the shareholder value movement and the shift from patient to impatient capital in investment decision making. Empirical studies of these processes and phenomena, however, have failed to fully reveal their complexity, firm, sector and industry specificity, because they have predominantly been conducted at the macro level and ...

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[IIPPE 2014] Poverty Working Group

The economic crisis that started in 2007 has become the deepest global contraction since the Great Depression, and the economic recovery has been the slowest and weakest on record. The costs of the crisis include a wave of unemployment and poverty that has only built on top on already existing pauperised working people. A whole generation, especially the youth, has been blighted by the crisis, which has had devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of people across the world. Austerity policies of unprecedented depth and severity have contributed decively to ...

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[IIPPE 2014] Social Capital Working Group

Call for Papers – Panel organised by Social Capital Working Group The Dark Side of Social Capital: Alternative Ways of Understanding and Confronting Corruption, Distrust and Conflicts Asimina Christoforou, Athens University of Economics and Business Luca Andriani, Birkbeck, University of London Putnamian conceptions of social capital tend to focus on the positive side of associational behaviour. Norms and networks are usually conceived as factors that are naturally and inevitably conducive to protecting social interests by cultivating social cohesion, generali...

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