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POST-KEYNESIAN SUMMER SCHOOL – Toronto – June 23-25, 2017

The Review of Keynesian Economics (ROKE) and the Progressive Economic Forum (PEF) are hosting a:

“Post-Keynesian Summer School”, on the campus of the University of Toronto, June 23-25, 2017.

Over 2 and a half days, the summer school will introduce students to post-Keynesian economics, both theory and policy, and will feature some of the biggest names in post-Keynesian economics.  Registration is only $50 US, and includes all coffee breaks and a reception.

The school is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

In addition, Edward Elgar has donated a number of key posy-Keynesian books that will be given away at the end of the school.

You can register here.  Scroll down to “Registration for Undergraduate Students Attending the Heterodox Summer School Only” (open to graduate students also)

For more information, please contact Louis-Philippe Rochon at Lprochon2003@Yahoo.com or @Lprochon on Twitter

POSTER SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAMME SUMMER SCHOOL

 

THE PROGRAMME

FRIDAY, June 23, 2017

9h15: Welcome address
Louis-Philippe ROCHON (Laurentian University, Canada; Founding Co-editor, Review of Keynesian Economics)

9h30 – 10h30: What is post-Keynesian economics?
Louis-Philippe ROCHON (Laurentian University, Canada; Founding Co-editor, Review of Keynesian Economics)

10h30 – 11h00: Coffee Break

11h00 – 12h30: The role of fiscal policy and the state in post-Keynesian theory
Mario SECCARECCIA (University of Ottawa, Canada)

12h30 – 13h45: Lunch

14h00 – 15h30: The role of debt in post-Keynesian economics: Real and financial components
Joelle LECLAIRE (SUNY- Buffalo State, USA)

15h30 – 16h00 Coffee Break

16h00 – 17h30: Some theoretical roots of post-Keynesian economics
Robert DIMAND (Brock University, Canada)

SATURDAY, June 24, 2017

9h00 – 10h30: A history of endogenous money/monetary policy in post-Keynesian analysis
Louis-Philippe ROCHON (Laurentian University, Canada; Founding Co-editor, Review of Keynesian Economics)

10h30-11h00: Coffee Break

11h00 – 12h30: Post-Keynesian theories of income distribution
John SMITHIN (York University, Canada)

12h30-13h45: Lunch

14h00-15h30: A history of central banking
MatÍas VERNENGO (Bucknell University, USA; Founding Co-editor, Review of Keynesian Economics)

15h30-16h00: Coffee Break

16h00 – 17h30: A post-Keynesian approach to development: The case of Africa
Salewa ’Yinka OLAWOYE (Ryerson University, Canada)

SUNDAY, June 25, 2017

9h00 – 10h30: The importance of interdisciplinary research in post-Keynesian economics
Guillaume VALLET (University of Grenoble – Alpes, France) and  Nicolas ZORN (University of Montréal, Canada)

10h30 – 11h00: Coffee Break

11h00 – 12h30: An introduction to mathematics for heterodox economists
Matheus GRASSELLI (McMaster University, Canada)

12h30 – 12h45: Saying Goodbye

 

 

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