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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.
The conference is an international platform for stakeholders from the private sector, the public sector, non-profit organisations and academia to come together to reflect, to discuss and to respond to the opportunities and challenges related to promoting ethics, governance and sustainability in African contexts. Deadline for abstract submission: 24 September 2018.
This Prize invites young professionals to participate and contribute to the reflection of the importance on the benefits of a more ethical approach to banking and finance, promoting greater awareness of the need for ethics, integrity and trust in the finance sector. The deadline for submission is 31 of May 2019.
A new research project entitled “Let it Shine: The Emergence and Evolution of Moral Markets” will start in September 2019 at the University of Amsterdam. The project is led by Panikos Georgallis, an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Amsterdam Business School, who received one of the prestigious VENI grants of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for the project.
Young scholars are invited to send in an essay on (1) the continuing relevance of Adam Smith, or (2) Adam Smith, ordoliberalism, and ‘Ordnungspolitik’. Deadline: 15 August 2018.