Author:Małgorzata Dereniowska. taken from: pp.10-12 of WEA Commentaries 10(4), December 2020https://www.worldeconomicsassociation.org/files/2020/12/Issue10-4.pdf Today we are going through a period of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic that impacts us individually and collectively in an unprecedented manner. Because we see how interconnected we are, the sense of unity, solidarity in time of crisis is necessary. So why… Read More Why do we need pluralism in times of disruption? A practical guide
The Discussion Forum of the WEA Online Conference Going Digtial: What is the future of business and labour? has concluded on 20th December, 2019. The Conference was organized into a Keynote Session and a General Session with an inspiring selection of papers. We would like to thank our Keynote authors, Grazia Ietto-Gillies and Peter Söderbaum,… Read More The Conference Going Digital – concluding remarks
We are delighted to inform that the Discussion Forum for the WEA Conference Going Digital: What is the Future of Business and Labour? has been extended to 16th December, 2019. Join us to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of digital economy and its consequences for business trends and labour challenges! All papers are available… Read More Going Digital: What is the Future of Business and Labour? Discussion Forum extended to December 16th
Welcome to the second week of the Conference! The objective of this conference is to discuss recent contributions to the understanding of digital econom y and its cons equences for bus ines s trends and labour challenges . Read the latest comments! DISCUSSION FORUM The Discussion Forum is open until December 9th. All papers are… Read More Going Digital: What is the Future of Business and Labour?
Call for Papers The advent of digital economy creates new challenges for businesses, workers, and policymakers. Moreover, business prospects for artificial intelligence and machine learning are evolving quickly. These technologies have transforming implications for all industries, businesses of all sizes, and societies. The digitalisation of economic activities calls for a deep reflection on the forces… Read More Goind Digital: The Forces Shaping the Future of Business and Labour – call for papers for a new WEA Conference is open!
Environmental ethics is a field of applied ethics concerned with the ethical dimension of human relationship towards nature. The term environmental ethics covers a variety of approaches that can be roughly divided into two camps: anthropocentrism and non-anthropocentrism. Anthropocentrism refers to a human-centered approach to environmental problems that protects nature for humans. Radical anthropocentrism is… Read More Do we need environmental ethics?
Good practices for development need leaders who help turning ideas into action. A well-working economy needs leaders who push boundaries, innovate, and make inspirations doable. Any change needs visionaries with strong values and a bold, clear vision of a better world. This applies on both local and global scales. Theories about economy and development are… Read More In memory of Paweł Adamowicz – a leader for development and global values
Scientific epistemology is a serious business in economics—as it is in any science. Not surprisingly, therefore, discussions about value-ladeness tend to focus on theoretical and methodological issues within the discipline, while the question of the social consequences of science is approached with more reservation. And for many good reasons, one may say, because it is… Read More Scientist qua scientist, scientist qua citizen Part II: The double-edge approach to science
Something for PhD Students and early-career researchers thirsty of pluralistic education: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Poznań Summer School in Heterodox Economics 3rd edition 12.09.2018-16.09.2018 Poznań University of Economics and Business The School is intended for PhD Students and early-career researchers interested in heterodox approaches to studying complex economic phenomena. We provide an international learning environment… Read More CFA: Poznan Summer School in Heterodox Economics
Malgorzata Dereniowska: Welcome to “Dialogos: Economics Education and Pedagogy,” Peter! In this interview we will focus on the questions of institutional change in economics education system, economic pedagogy and social responsibility of universities. Could you tell me something about your background and your professional experience as a teacher of economics? Peter Söderbaum: As a… Read More Dialogos: Economics Education and Pedagogy. An Interview with Peter Söderbaum