Date | October, 2017

December 7th: Financialization Between Past and Future

Coming up on Thursday December 7th, 2017, the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies will host a panel discussion on the past, present, and future of finance capitalism and the tools of financial speculation. The event, Financialization Between Past and Future, will feature three speakers: Professor Julia Ott (The New School — Historical Studies), Professor Chiara Bottici (The New […]

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November 10th and 11th: The People’s Platform: Platform Co-Ops for Global Challenges

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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“Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia”, 11/13/2017

Please join the Heilbroner Center and the New School Historical Studies department in welcoming Professor Steve Stoll (Fordham University) for a discussion of his newest book, Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia, this upcoming November 13th, 2017, in the Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue, Room N101, at 6:00 PM. Professor Stoll’s book has been described as “a […]

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Graduate Fellow Ibrahim Shikaki: The Political Economy of Prolonged Occupation in Palestine

Over the summer, Heilbroner Center graduate fellow Ibrahim Shikaki was asked to write a report on the long term effects of occupation on the political economy of Palestine by the Association of International Development Agencies in Palestine. The forthcoming report discusses the structural transformation of the economy, and sheds light on conflict from an International Humanitarian […]

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Professor Duncan Foley Wins Guggenheim Prize in Economics

Congratulations are in order to New School for Social Research Economics professor Duncan Foley, who was recently awarded the 2017 Guggenheim Prize in Economics. According to Research Matters, Professor Foley’s award comes in response to “his numerous papers on topics as diverse as the economics of climate change, financialization and the information economy, and the […]

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Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis: “GOP Tax Plan Ignores Regressive Retirement Tax Breaks”

The New School’s Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) has released new analysis of retirement savings in the United States and their relationship to the proposed 2017 GOP tax plan. According to SCEPA, the current system of retirement tax breaks are “are highly regressive, giving 66% of the benefits to those in the top […]

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Monday, October 9th: Eli Cook on “The Capitalization of American Life”

Please join the Heilbroner Center and the Historical Studies department for Eli Cook’s talk, “The Pricing of Progress: Economic Indicators and the Capitalization of American Life” this upcoming Monday, October 9th, at 7:00 PM in room 529, 80 5th Avenue.

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