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EAEPE 2015 Keynote

Full Abstract of Steve Keen's Keynote on "Debt, Inequality and Crisis" is now available here! "When the economic history of our Millennial epoch is written, three stylized facts will dominate: rising inequality, rising debt, and a sudden transition from apparent tranquillity to crisis."

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27th Annual EAEPE Conference 2015 - 3rd Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the 3rd call for papers for the 27th Annual EAEPE Conference 2015, with a main conference theme on "A New Role for the Financial System", to be held at University of Genoa, Italy, from 17-19 September 2015. Significant changes include updates on conference registration, the announcement of special sessions and the announcement of the Young Scholars Pre-Conference to be held on 16-17 September and Young Scholars Sessions at the main conference! Download the 3rd CfP!

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Young Scholars Pre-Conference & Young Scholar Sessions

EAEPE seeks to institutionalize and deepen the involvement of and exchange with young scholars and student initiatives at the association’s Annual Conference. In Genoa 2015 there will be a Pre-Conference from 16-17 September and Special Young Scholar Sessions during the conference. Details here!

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27th Annual EAEPE Conference 2015

We are pleased to announce the 2nd call for papers for the 27th Annual EAEPE Conference 2015, with a main conference theme on "A New Role for the Financial System", to be held at University of Genoa, Italy, from 17-19 September 2015. Download 2nd CfP!

EAEPE Summer School 2015

The EAEPE Summer School 2015 will be held in Rome, at the Roma Tre University on 6-10 July 2015. The Summer School title this year is “CAPITALISM, INEQUALITY AND (UN)SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”. It is open to PhD students and early-career researchers working in particular in the field of institutional and evolutionary analysis, with a special focus this year on ecological economics, sustainability, inequality, institutions and economic growth. Download the full CfP here!

Prof. Varoufakis - Greek Minister of Finance

The Council of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE), the largest pluralist economics association in Europe, welcomes the appointment of Yanis Varoufakis as Finance Minister of Greece. EAEPE and other non-orthodox economics associations in Europe and the USA have had long-standing fruitful interactions with Professor Varoufakis. He has often contributed to our annual conferences. Professor Varoufakis, established non-orthodox economist and renowned critic of simplistic neoclassical economic thought and of one-sided neoliberal policy prescriptions, will need all support of the critical Greek and European economists. We wish him all success against the biased economic ideas that have been setting Europe adrift and engulfed Greece in the abyss of an economic and humanitarian catastrophe. We wish him and the newly appointed Greek government the best luck and greatest success for an economic and social renaissance of their country.

EAEPE2015 - Keynote

EAEPE is pleased to announce that Prof. Steve Keen (Head, School of Economics, Politics & History, Kingston University London) will be one of the two keynote speakers at the 27th Annual EAEPE Conference in Genoa next September.

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27th Annual EAEPE Conference 2015

We are pleased to announce the 1st call for papers for the 27th Annual EAEPE Conference 2015, with a main conference theme on "A New Role for the Financial System", to be held at University of Genoa, Italy, from 17-19 September 2015. Download 1st CfP!

EAEPE 2016 - Manchester, UK

We are happy to announce that the 28th Annual EAEPE Conference is already confirmed and will get held in Manchester, United Kingdom. The conference venue will be the Manchester Metropolitan University from 3-5 November 2016.

From Nicosia/Ayia Napa 2014 to Genoa 2015

Now that the conference in Cyprus ended, the council wants to thank you for your participation and energy. We hope to be able to welcome you all next year at our next conference in Genoa from 17.-19. September 2015.
Best wishes - the EAEPE Council!

Oeconomicus by Xenophon

We would like to thank the organizers and artists of the great theatrical performance at the Grecian Bay hotel on the dialog on "Oeconomicus" by Xenophon. The translated text can get downloaded here!

In Memoriam of Fred Lee

It is with great sadness that we inform the EAEPE community that Fred Lee passed away the night between 23 and 24 October 2014. His contribution to EAEPE and to other pluralist and heterodox associations was huge, and his death is a terrible loss for the entire scientific community.

EAEPE 2014 Plenary Roundtable TTIP

This Roundtable brings together a European Member of Parliament, a leading European activist and researchers to discuss the highly controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US.

EAEPE Opening Address 2014

The opening address at the Annual EAEPE conference 2014 will get held by Prof. Kristis Hassapis, President of the Bank of Cyprus (from the Department of Economics, University of Cyprus).

Special Session Karl Polanyi

Contours of the Next Great Transformation: Seventy years after the publication of Karl Polanyi’s famous book ‘The Great Transformation’, and fifty years after his death this session will focus on two tasks. Download CfP here!

New EAEPE Research Area [Z]

A new EAEPE Research [Z] was created on 'Co-Operative Economy and Collective Ownership'. This research area welcomes scholars interested in the co-operative sector, an important component of the economy in Europe, in the Americas and in the Asia Pacific, and of developing significance in Africa. 

New EAEPE Research Area [R]

A new EAEPE Research [R] was created on 'Classical Theory and Policy Analysis'. This research area aims to reconstruct economic theory and policy analysis along the lines of the classical or surplus approach brought to light again and revived by Piero Sraffa.

26th Annual EAEPE Conference 2014

We are pleased to announce the 1st call for papers for the 26th Annual EAEPE Conference 2014 on ‘Unemployment and Austerity in Mediterranean European Countries’ to be held at University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus from 6-8 November 2014.

New EAEPE Council elected

A new EAEPE Council was elected on 19 January 2014. It will be officially inaugurated at the Council meeting in April.

Constitutional Amendments adopted

Following the recent ballot both Constitutional Amendments adopted by the Membership Meeting in Paris have now been incorporated.

Journal of Institutional Economics (JOIE)

EAEPE sponsors the Journal of Institutional Economics (JOIE), a journal devoted to the study of the nature, role and evolution of institutions in the economy. JOIE is delivered free of charge to all EAEPE members at least until 2015.

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