Conference on Work and Well-being in the 21st Century Gender Links Cottages, Johannesburg, South Africa, 5 - 7 April 2019.

International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs) is organizing a conference over two and a half days during 5-7 April 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The first day of the conference will look specifically at issues of women’s work. The initial set of discussions will be on a set of papers resulting from a research project on “The gender implications of formalizing the informal economy”, based on a grant from Open Society Foundations, with case studies of Ghana, India, Morocco, South Africa and Thailand. The results of these studies will be presented at the conference. This will be followed by a panel…

A discussion on Inequality: Views from the Global South Organised by SARChI and IDEAs

The DST/NRF South African Research Chair in Industrial Development (SARChI) and International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs) invites you to a discussion on Inequality: Views from the Global South Speakers: Jayati Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Andong Zhu,  Tsinghua University, China Alicia Puyana, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, Mexico Facilitator: Fiona Tregenna Date:  4 April 2019 Time: 14:30 Venue:  Council Chambers- Madibeng Building, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus RSVP before 29 March to Laura Khumalo, laurak@uj.ac.za or 011 559 7454 Click here for the Invitation

4th Workshop on New Developmentalism: New Theory and Policy for Developing Countries Hosted by the Centre for Studies on New Developmentalism of the Sao Paulo School of Business Administration - Getulio Vargas Foundation - São Paulo,Brazil.

The Centre for Studies on New Developmentalism of the São Paulo School of Business Administration at Getulio Vargas Foundation is pleased to invite interested candidates for participating in the 4th Workshop on New Developmentalism - Theory and Policies for Developing Coutries -, which will be held in São Paulo, Brazil, on July 25 and 26th, 2019. The program will include, in the first day, a mini-course on new developmentalism in which this theory will be compared with classical developmentalism (development economics) as well as with post-Keynesian macroeconomics  - the two school of thoughts from which new developmentalism originates. This call…

Launch of Online Dialogue on Defining Pluralism in Economics Teaching Henry Leveson-Gower

Following our article in December 2019, we have now opened the online dialogue platform to co-create the new accreditation system for masters programmes taking a pluralist approach to economics. You can go here and start adding ideas, commenting and voting. We would really appreciate your views. As the blog explains, we are seeking to build the profile of pluralist approaches to teaching economics to counter the crisis of conformity in mainstream economics. The purpose of this process is to develop a common idea of what taking a pluralist approach to teaching economics means. To do this we need your views.…

Women Workers in Informal Economy : Which formalisation strategies actually help? Lecture Hall-1 (Annexe), India International Centre, New Delhi, 30 November 2018

The workshop on Women Workers in the Informal Economy, held at India International Centre on 30th November 2018. The discussions looked at the gender implications of formalising informal workers. Session 1 looked at international experiences ( South Africa, Ghana, Thailand) and Session 2 was on the Indian case. Programme Introduction by Jayati Ghosh Session 1: International experiences 2.45 to 4.45 pm Chair: Devaki Jain Hameda Deedat - South Africa Jessica Vechbanyongratana – Thailand (Click to download the PowerPoint Presentation) Promise Eweh – Ghana (Click to download the PowerPoint Presentation) Discussant: C. P. Chandrasekhar Session 2 : Indian experience (Brainstorming Session:…

Call for Papers : The Japanese Political Economy

The Japanese Political Economy is rejuvenated and renewed with a new editor, new co-editors and a new, international editorial board. It continues Japanese Economic Studies; a leading journal published continuously since 1972, that was known as Japanese Economy, from 1997 to 2013. The Japanese Political Economy seeks to publish a wide range of scholarship that draws from multiple theoretical, empirical and methodological perspectives. This journal will be a resource for scholars, students, policymakers and practitioners who seek to better understand the contemporary and historical, transnational and internal processes of social and economic change in Japan, Asia and the world. Please read…

Call for Papers : World Economics Association Online Conference 15th October to 30th November, 2018.

The 2008 Economic Crisis Ten Years On: In Retrospect, Context, and Prospect Call for Papers The 2008 economic crisis, which often is appraised only as a “financial crisis”, has in fact acquired a manifold character involving the socio-economic structures at worldwide level. Indeed, the crisis was triggered in the financial sector ─ in particular, with the crisis of the subprime mortgage market in the US, which ended up in a general banking crisis and the bankruptcy among many other institutions, and of the investment bank Lehman Brothers. But at the same time this event marked the culmination of a long-term trend of…

Call for applications for participants to attend APORDE 2018 3rd to 14th of September 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa.

African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics, c Supported by - The South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) - The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) We are pleased to announce that the twelfth edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) will be held in Johannesburg (South Africa) from 3rd to the 14th of September 2018. APORDE is a high-level training programme in development economics which aims to build capacity in economics and economic policy-making. The course is run for two weeks and consists of lectures and seminars taught by leading international and African economists. This call is directed at talented African, Asian and Latin American economists, policy makers, academics and civil society activists who, if…

Call for papers for an UNRISD Conference on Inequalities, Elite Power and Social Mobilization Geneva, November 2018

UNRISD is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for a major international conference to be held in Geneva in November 2018 with the title: Overcoming Inequalities in a Fractured World: Between Elite Power and Social Mobilization. Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for papers addressing the key themes to be covered at the conference: The role and influence of elites The role of institutions in perpetuating or curbing inequalities Shifting class structures and identities The effects of deepening inequalities on local lifeworlds Actors, alliances and social mobilization for progressive change Please click here for more details: www.unrisd.org/CallForPapers2018 You…