Economic Policies of the New Thinking in Economics

Thursday 14 April 2011
St Catharine's College , Cambridge, UK
(all sessions in the Ramsden Room)



09.00 Registration and coffee

09.30


Session 1:
Chair: Prof Terry Barker, Founder of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics, Chairman of Cambridge Econometrics, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Prof Philip Arestis, Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economic & Public Policy (CCEPP), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Prof Malcolm Sawyer, Professor of Economics, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds
The ‘New Economics’ and Policies for Financial Stability
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 69Kb)
Paper (PDF 272Kb)

Prof Sheila C Dow, Professor of Economics, Director of Stirling Centre for Economic Methodology (SCEME), University of Stirling
Policy in the Wake of the Banking Crisis: Taking Pluralism Seriously
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 190Kb)
Paper (PDF 190Kb)


11.00

Coffee

11.30


Session 2:

Chair: Prof Philip Arestis

Prof Valpy FitzGerald, Professor of International Development Finance, University of Oxford
Global Capital Markets, Direct Taxation and the Redistribution of Income
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 395Kb)
Paper (PDF 241Kb)

Dr Alfonso Palacio-Vera, Lecturer in Economics, Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Applied Economics III, Faculty of Economic and Entrepreneurial Sciences, Somosaguas Campus, Madrid
Debt Monetization, Inflation, and the 'Neutral' Interest Rate
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 1Mb)


13.00

Lunch

14.00


Session 3:

Chair: Prof Malcolm Sawyer

Prof Diane Elson, Department of Sociology, University of Essex
Reduction of Budget Deficits: A Human Rights Perspective
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 426Kb)

Prof Terry Barker
A New Economics Approach to Modelling Policies for Climate Change Mitigation
Presentation (PDF 320Kb)
Paper (PDF 138Kb)


15.30

Coffee

16.00


Session 4:

Chair: Prof Philip Arestis

Prof Robert Wade, Professor of Political Economy and Development, Development Studies Institute (DESTIN), London School of Economics
New Thinking on Industrial Policies
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 45Kb)
Paper (PDF 271Kb)

Prof Engelbert Stockhammer, Senior Lecturer in Economics, Kingston University London
Dr Ozlem Onaran, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Statistics, Business School, Middlesex University
Rethinking the Role of Wage Policy in Europe: Implications of the Wage-led Demand Regime
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 1.5Mb)

Prof Jesus Ferreiro, Associate Professor in Economics, Department of Applied Economics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao
Prof Felipe Serrano, Professor in Economics, Department of Applied Economics, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao
Expectations, Uncertainty and Institutions. An Application to the Analysis of Social Security
Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint 758Kb)


18.00

 


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