Vaccines and underdevelopment as dependency

The current vaccination scenario calls for a reflection on the conceptualization of underdevelopment as a process of dependency. Nowadays, to understand the big picture of the production and trade of vaccines, for instance, it is necessary to consider the analysis of the dynamics of the world-wide capitalist system. Indeed, the access to vaccines has put… Read More Vaccines and underdevelopment as dependency

WEA and CME on line conference: THE GREAT LOCKDOWN

qua., 24 de fev. às 13:53 THE GREAT LOCKDOWNAn Interpretative AttemptA conference from the WORLD ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION AND CENTER FOR MARKET EDUCATION 15th April to 15th May, 2021 Organizers  Dr. Carmelo Ferlito and  Dr. Maria Alejandra Madi  This ON LINE Conference aims to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of the Covid-19 economic crisis and its… Read More WEA and CME on line conference: THE GREAT LOCKDOWN

Can regulators avoid a green bubble after the pandemic?

Global concerns have increased under the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the environmental, social, economic, technological and political relationship between energy systems, growth patterns, the climate and the environment. As a result, many countries are now planning to focus on a green or climate-friendly recovery. Indeed, huge amounts of investments are still needed in energy efficiency… Read More Can regulators avoid a green bubble after the pandemic?

Economics education in a post-pandemic world

Ten years after the 2008 global financial crisis, the commodification of health, the spread of fiscal austerity programmes, deep social marginalization and climate change challenges revealed that health issues are “vital matters” that economists should address. Moreover, the outcomes of the coronavirus crisis call for a reflection on the contemporary threatens related to individual freedom,… Read More Economics education in a post-pandemic world

Wea conference: Trade Wars after Coronavirus

The  United States declared an economic war on China in early 2018. Economic warfare is a unilateral action that questions the existence of multilateralism and places the question of what regime we are about to enter after the weakening of the existing multilateral trade agencies. US trade policy opens the door for new relationships between… Read More Wea conference: Trade Wars after Coronavirus

A policy-makers toolkit for state-backed digital currencies: do we need this?

Since the 2008 global financial crisis, the financial regulation scenario faces new drivers and challenges.  Bank transactions by internet and mobile banking have sharply increased. In this digital environment, new technologies – such as advanced analytics, big data, in addition to the use of robotics, artificial intelligence, new forms of encryption and biometrics – have… Read More A policy-makers toolkit for state-backed digital currencies: do we need this?