Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Business Cycles in the Modern World System: Past, Present and Future

In case anybody is in the area around New York, the Program of the PEWS conference below.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 -- 4:30 - 5:20 p.m.
Reception in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library Room 107 C

5:20 p.m.
Formal Opening of the Conference Library Multimedia Room
Welcome: Eric Mielants (Sociology)
Katsiaryna Salavei Bardos (Finance)

Introduction of Keynote Speakers
Dean Greenwald (CAS)
Immanuel Wallerstein (Sociology, Yale University)
“Cycles Within Structures versus Structural Crises”
Matías Vernengo (Economics, Bucknell University)
“From Financial Instability to Secular Stagnation”

Friday, April 27, 2018

9 – 10:30 a.m. DiMenna-Nyselius Library Multimedia Room
Panel 1: Theoretical Models and Business Cycles
Moderator: Michael Puleo (Fairfield University)
Daniel H. Neilson (Bard College at Simon's Rock)
“Minsky, Polanyi, and World System Analysis”
Daniel Gugan (Corvinus University of Budapest)
“An embedded-systems approach to the socio-economic cycles of the world system”
Roberto J. Ortiz (Binghamton University)
“The Nature and Limits of Endless Accumulation”

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Panel 2: Business Cycles confronting Social and Political Trends I
Moderator: Kathy Nantz (Fairfield University)
Tarun Banerjee (University of Pittsburgh)
“The Great Recession and Corporate Responses to Social Movements in the US”
Chungse Jung (Binghamton University)
“Long-Term Capitalist Dynamics and Protest Waves in the Global Periphery: A Critical Reappraisal of Business Cycles”

 For more information go here.

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