Date | September, 2017

Teresa Ghilarducci on Retirement

Friend of the Center Teresa Ghilarducci was recently quoted by the Washington Post in a new piece on retirement finances. Entitled “The New Reality of Old Age in America,” the article explores the decline of retirement savings and how older workers are being forced to prolong their stay in the work force. According to Ghilarducci: “There […]

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Book Launch: Feminism, Capitalism, and Critique: Essays in honor of Nancy Fraser

Please join the Heilbroner Center for Captialism Studies in celebrating the launch of Banu Bargu and Chiara Bottici’s new book, Feminism, Capitalism, and Critique: Essays in Honor of Nancy Fraser. The launch will take place Wednesday, October 4th at 7:00 PM in the Klein Conference Room, 66 W. 12th Street, room 510. There will also be […]

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Professor Willi Semmler and Former Fellow Damien Parker Published in New Book on Inequality and Finance From Springer Press

Congratulations to former Heilbroner student fellow Damien Parker and current New School economics professor Willi Semmler on their forthcoming publication from Springer Press. The team’s essay, “Asset Accumulation with Heterogeneous Households: The Rise of Wealth Disparity,” is being published in Springer’s new book, Inequality and Finance in Macrodynamics. Both the book and paper are available for […]

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October 6th and 7th: Global Histories of Capital Conference

Please join the New School and New York University for this year’s Global Histories of Capital Conference. This year’s theme is “Global Histories of Capitalism: New Perspectives on the Global South”, and features such speakers as the Heilbroner Center’s own Julia Ott, alongside others from New York University, The New School, and elsewhere. The keynote […]

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Professor Darrick Hamilton Named One of Politico’s “50 People Blowing Up American Politics”

Congratulations are in order to Darrick Hamilton, professor of economics and urban policy at the New School and close friend of the Heilbroner Center, for being named one of Politico’s “50 People Blowing Up American Politics”. Hamilton and his colleague William Darity Jr. of Duke University were named number 36 on the list for their […]

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3rd Annual Platform Cooperativism Conference: November 10th & 11th, 2017

Pleas join us this November 10th and 11th for the 3rd Annual Platform Cooperativism conference!  Society’s sudden leap towards digital technologies and electronic platforms signals now, more than ever, the possibility for a truly democratic control over our economic and social worlds. In this spirit, the first Platform Cooperativism conference was held at the New […]

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Public Seminar: What Are the Costs of Libertarianism?

Claire Potter, Professor of History at the New School for Social Research and the New School for Public Engagement, discusses Nancy Maclean’s controversial new book Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America. Professor Potter takes on the many criticisms of Maclean’s work, arguing that the book is more insightful […]

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Series Launch: Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism

Please join the Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies and the New School History Department  in celebrating the launch of Columbia University Press’s series, the Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism. This series takes the full measure of the complexity and significance of capitalism, placing it at the center of the American experience. The event will […]

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