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Is Karl Polanyi's Analysis of the 1930's and 1940's Relevant for Understanding the Global Political Economy of the Present?

Panel Session

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)

Manchester Grand Hyatt, Cortez Hill A
Hosted By: Association for Evolutionary Economics & Association for Social Economics
  • Chair: Ann E. Davis, Marist College
Fred L. Block
University of California-Davis
Topic: Based on his recent book, Capitalism, the Future of an Illusion, 2018, Block will address the implications of Polanyi’s analysis for the current economic situation.
Ann E. Davis
Marist College
Topic: Labor as Fictitious Commodity
David Zalewski
Providence College
Topic: Uncertainty, Irreversible Investment, and the Double Movement
Gary Dymski
University of Leeds
Topic: The ‘Triple Movement’ reshaping of community reinvestment as rent extraction: Minority-owned banking versus borderless ‘fictitious commodity’ finance
JEL Classifications
  • B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches
  • B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925