The summer school aims at providing an introduction to Post-Keynesian economics and to the problems of European economic policies as well as presenting some ongoing research to interested graduate students (MA and PhD) and junior researchers. It will consist of overview lectures, a panel discussion, student study groups and academic papers. The summer school will feature leading international researchers in the area, like Marc Lavoie (Canada), Giuseppe Fontana (UK), Eckhard Hein (Germany), John McCombie (UK), Steve Fazzari (USA), Engelbert Stockhammer (UK), and Philip Arestis (UK).
The summer school will cover the following issues:
- History and methods of Post-Keynesian macroeconomics
- Money and macroeconomics
- Distribution and growth
- Open economy macroeconomics
- Finance and crisis
- Unemployment and the labour market
- European economic policies
Language is English. There is a fee of EUR 100,- (reduced: EUR 50,-) for each participant for accommodation and meals. Travelling costs cannot be covered.
Application: Please send a letter of motivation (explain why you want to participate and how the Summer School relates to your study and research interests and/or your MA/Phd dissertation plans and/or you work area; max. 2 pages); your CV; the questionnaire (see hyperlink below) including an address of one academic adviser, who may be contacted for reference, to Susanne Stöger no later than 15 March, 2013. Applicants will be informed by mid-April and accepted participants will be provided with a reading package for the summer school.
Closing date: 15.03.2013
Contact: Dr. Till van Treeck