Future Markets Consultation

Towards a New Market Economy in Europe for Future Generations

Livecasts with renowed economists, an essay contest & more

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News for researchers and PhD students: calls for papers, vacancies, prizes / contests etc.
Towards a New Market Economy in Europe for Future Generations – Essay Contest

Towards a New Market Economy in Europe for Future Generations – Essay Contest

How can the freedom and innovative potential of free markets be squared with the requirements of ecological sustainability, social justice & inclusiveness? That is the question that the Future Markets Consultation will investigate in the fall of 2020. As part of the consultation, an essay contest for students and young scholars will be organized. Deadline to submit an essay is 30 November 2020.

Call for Papers: Should Corporations Have a Social Purpose?

Call for Papers: Should Corporations Have a Social Purpose?

The Stigler Center is launching its fourth Political Economy of Finance conference and seeking papers on topics related to corporate social responsibility, the purpose of corporations, ESG objectives, and the interaction between politics and business. The deadline for submissions is July 19, 2020, at 11:59 pm Central time.

The Great Transformation — 75 Years Later

The Great Transformation — 75 Years Later

“The International Sociological Association magazine Global Dialogue organized with the International Karl Polanyi Society a symposium to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Polanyi’s magnum opus. Authors of path-breaking books about Polanyi’s life and work, such as Fred Block, Gareth Dale, and Margaret R. Somers, and other scholars cover a wide range of topics, from a reflection on the context which was of relevance for The Great Transformation to the analysis of socio-economic and political developments of the last decades through Polanyi’s perspectives.”

Markets for Collective Concerns, Market Failures, and Policy-making – New Special Issue

Markets for Collective Concerns, Market Failures, and Policy-making – New Special Issue

“Markets – or some of the features attributed to markets, such as choice, competition and price – started to be purposely introduced as means to solve pressing collective problems or concerns. Markets became instruments of policy in areas such as health care, public transport, education and environmental pollution. Such markets are the focus of a special issue of Economy & Society we co-edited, titled “Markets for Collective Concerns and their Failures”.”

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