Alternatives to Austerity
Association for Heterodox Economics 18th Annual Conference
Thursday 7th – Saturday 9th July 2016
University of Glasgow
Revised deadline for abstracts 15th April 2016
Bursaries: Four early career bursaries are available. These cover the fee and travel costs. Please mark your Abstract as ‘Bursary’.
Please email abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 15th April 2016: no more than 400 words in length and with the names and affiliations of all authors.
We welcome proposals – conceptual, applied and empirical – related to the theme of the conference as well as in all areas of heterodox economics, including:
- Theoretical contributions around alternatives to austerity
- The measurement of the costs of austerity
- Impact of austerity from the perspective of various schools of thought
- Country case-studies and empirical investigations on the impact of austerity
- Is austerity an opportunity to de-emphasise the growth rubric and emphasise distribution and a more environmentally sustainable economy?
- What are the ethical implications of austerity economics? Does the financial crisis and austerity signal the end of economics’ reluctance to absolve itself from normative issues?
- The shape of a new economics
- Teaching an economics that is relevant
- Does economics need a new analysis of debt?
- A new Eurozone configuration or abandonment?
For information on the AHE, registration, and the full call for papers visit www.hetecon.net