Monday, May 17, 2010

Class Crits Conference: Rethinking Economics and the Law After the Great Recession

The University at Buffalo Law School, Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy will be hosting the Class Crits Conference on Monday and Tuesday, May 17-18, 2010. The Conference subject is "Rethinking Economics and Law After the Great Recession." The workshop will feature presentations and discussion of heterodox economic theory and its implications for law in the wake of the crisis within economic theory. Progressive economics will provide overview of alternative perspectives on theory and policy. The Conference aims to aid in the development of a critical, interdisciplinary analysis of law and economic inequality. Topics that will be covered include:

1. Heterodox Economics

2. Thinking Through How the Market Actually Works

3. Making Sense of the Financial Crisis: Financial Political and Regulatory Institutions

4. Making Sense of the Financial Crisis: Racial, Heteropatriarchal, and Class Dynamics - Insights for an Integrated Theory

5. American Casino and Capitalism: A Love Story

6. Engaging Narratives of Economics and Class in Law

7. Engaging Narratives of Law in Economic Development - Local, National and Global

For more information, see the conference website here.

1 comment:

  1. I think that it is great that they are trying to propose something and watch everything from a different point of view for a better economy.