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Faculty Panel Discussion: Vision in Heterodox Economics | The New School

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Published on May 16, 2012

The New School for Social Research based in New York City, offers master's and doctoral programs in anthropology, economics, philosophy, politics, psychology, and sociology; interdisciplinary master's programs in historical studies and liberal studies. THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH | http://www.newschool.edu/nssr

Join us for a panel discussion with our esteemed economics faculty on issues related to the vision and future of heterodox thought in economics.

Panelists: Lisa Selca, Ed Nell, Anwar Shaikh, Duncan Foley, Teresa Ghilarducci, Sanjay Reddy, Christian Proaño

Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) | http://www.newschool.edu/scepa
http://www.economicpolicyresearch.org

Some of the questions the panel will address are:

-What defines us as heterodox economists and is there any commonality in vision besides opposition to the mainstream?

-Is the term heterodox even useful? Using the term heterodox automatically defines us as in opposition to some perceived orthodoxy. However, this necessitates defining exactly what modern orthodoxy is. How can we define the mainstream today? What exactly are we battling?

-Has the crisis created more space for heterodox economics in academia and policy and can we find a common vision for expanding the presence of heterodox economics in academia?

-What kind of room does the changing global landscape create for heterodox ideas?

Department of Economics | http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/economics

Location: Wolff Conference Room
Friday May 4, 2012 1pm-3pm

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