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September 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 7, 2018

$30 – $50

Duration: This two-session intensive course meets Sundays, September 30 and October 7, 12pm-4pm. 

Content:

Session 1: Sunday , Sept. 30: Marxian Class Analysis: What it is and its Value for Understanding Society Today

A Marxian class analysis around four areas of inquiry: Capitalist enterprises- merchant, industrial, and
financial; Households and the State; Globalization; and Socialism and Communism.

Session 2:  Sunday, October 7: Comparing Marxian to Mainstream (“neoclassical”) and Keynesian Economics

This course aims to explain how these three significant yet very different ways of understanding economics both reflect and shape modern societies’ political, cultural, and economic conflicts. Readings will be distributed and Resnick, S. and Wolff, R., Contending Economic Theories: Neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian, MIT Press, 2012 will serve as background to the day long Sunday seminar.

 

Instructor

  • Richard D. Wolff
    Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York. Wolff has also taught economics at Yale University, City University of New York, and the University of … Read More ›

Details

Date:
September 30, 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$30 – $50
Event Categories:
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Venue

Michael Ratner Classroom
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Phone:
347-695-1095
Website:
https://peoplesforum.org/