This conference will bring together economists, philosophers of economics, sociologists of economics, and historians of economics to identify the major debates that economists have opened or re-opened in the aftermath of the crisis. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for reflecting further on such debates and to better understand where the soul-searching could constructively lead us in the future. Abstracts can be submitted the latest by June 16, 2019. Authors will be notified the latest by July 15, 2019.
“These short essays range from studying the background of Smith’s works to elaborating his views on economics, politics, ethics, religion, social vision, morality, and philosophy. There are thirty-two separate chapters, each written by a scholar well-acquainted with Smith and his works”, say Paul Mueller in his review for the Economic History Association.
Economists for Inclusive Prosperity (Econfip) is “a network of academic economists committed to an inclusive economy and society”, whose members “develop and discuss policy ideas based on sound scholarship.”
Just published: Johan Graafland (2019). “Economic freedom and corporate environmental responsibility: The role of small government and freedom from government regulation.” In: Journal of Cleaner Production, volume 218, 1 May 2019, Pages 250-258.
Dublin City University (DCU) is delighted to host the 26th International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference (IVBEC) from October 24th to October 26th, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. The theme of the conference is Ethics and Capitalism.
‘On the Very Idea of a Just Wage’ – New Special Issue by the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy & Economics
“We, the editors of this special issue, invited economists and philosophers to write on three questions about just wages: (1) What is a just wage? (2) Do markets generate just wages? And, (3) how should we intervene in markets to ensure that they generate just wages?”
Foundations of Real-World Economics offers students a valuable introductory text with insights into the workings of real markets, not just imaginary ones formulated by blackboard economists.