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Heterodox Economics: Perspectives on Poverty




PROGRAMME (updated)

09:00 - 09:20 Registration

09:20 - 09:30 Welcome and CITYPERC (Barbara Schaller and Anastasia Nesvetailova)

09:30 - 10:30 Keynote Address: Why we must knock finance off its pedestal if we are to help the poor, Ann Pettifor (Director, Policy Research In Macroeconomics, PRIME):

Coffee break

10:45-12:45 Theoretical Perspectives on Poverty (Chair: A. Nesvetailova)
Barbara Schaller (University of Birmingham): Towards a heterodox economic theory of poverty production - an analysis of evolutionary institutionalist and post-Keynesian thought

Frederick Guy (Birkbeck, University of London) and Peter Skott (University of Massachusetts,
Amherst): The political economy of technological change and earnings inequality

Andrew Martin Fischer (Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam): Reviving the capital controversies for poverty studies - post-Keynesian perspectives and the fallacy of productivity reductionism

Chiara Mariotti (SOAS): Adverse Incorporation, primitive accumulation and surplus labour - using Marxist Political Economy to explain reproduction of poverty in India

13:00-14:00 Lunch for participants (The Peasant)

14:15 - 15:45 The Philosophical and Conceptual Background of Poverty Research (Chair: B. Schaller)

Henry Kelly (Trinity College Dublin): An Ethical Basis to Heterodox Poverty Research

Thanassis Maniatis, Yannis Bassiakos, George Labrinidis, and Costas Passas (all University of Athens): Absolute Poverty Approach - Problems and solutions from its application in Greece

Franz Eiffe (Statistik Austria): The Capability Approach as Poverty Framework for the European Union

Coffee break

16:00-17:45 (ROOM: B103) Empirical Studies in Poverty (Chair: R. Palan)
Engelbert Stockhammer (Kingston University): Why have wage shares fallen? A panel analysis of the determinants of functional income distribution

Steven Pressman (Monmouth University): Family allowances, paid parental leave and child poverty: a post-Keynesian-institutionalist analysis

Geoff Willis ( Why money trickles up - Dynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Econophysics, Income Distribution and Poverty

For more information and to book a place contact Dr Anastasia Nesvetailova

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When & where

9.00am - 4.00pmFriday 16th November 2012

The Northampton Suite B University Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom
The Northampton Suite C University Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom