News for researchers and PhD students: calls for papers, vacancies, prizes / contests etc.
Today I discovered a seemingly relatively new, interesting initiative: Economists for Inclusive Prosperity (Econfip), “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.
Neoliberal Bio-Economies? examines what kinds of markets and natures are being imagined and constructed in the pursuit of the bio-economy, and problematizes the idea that this is being driven by neoliberalism and the neoliberalization of nature(s).
Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues introduces the concept, examines six contrasting explanations and outlines problems, solutions and visions of its future.