Events

Forthcoming Events

The Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre- GPERC (University of Greenwich), FEPS (Foundation for European Progressive Studies) and Kingston University are jointly organizing a series of lectures in advanced macroeconomics based on a political economy approach combining institutionalist, feminist, Keynesian and Marxist traditions. The lecture series builds on the research expertise of staff in political economy at both universities; we also host Dr Ernst Stetter from FEPS. The lectures alternate between the University of Greenwich and Kingston University, are free and do not require pre-registration.

For the Kingston University lectures please follow the link

The first lecture at Kingston University will take place on the 12th of April and the first lecture at the University of Greenwich is on the 26th of April.

The conference is co-organized by PKSG, GPERC and FEPS. Time 9:00 - 19:00, University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court, Room QA065.

The workshop is co- organized by PKSG, GPERC and FEPS. Time 10:00 - 19:00, University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court, Room QA080. You can book your place via Eventbrite.

Past Events

2017

  • 19 May 2017: 1st FENS Workshop "Financial Economics and Network Science"
  • The aim is of this workshop is to bring together practitioners of Finance, Time Series Econometrics and Network Science to foster interdisciplinary collaborations and novel approaches to the study of financial systems. Jointly organised by the department of International Business and Economics (IBE) and GPERC. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court, room QA180. Time: 09:00-18:00.

  • 17 May 2017: The determinants of firm R&D Investment: revisiting Tobin's Q Theory with Product-Market Competition Assumption
  • Research seminar by Hoang Luong,  jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich, Queen Mary Court, room QM268. Time: 13:00-14:00.

  • 4 May 2017 Conference: Income distribution, investment and sustainability
  • Key note lecture by Dr Michael Kumhof, Bank of England, on "Income Distribution and Stability", and presentation of the results of the project "An investment and equality-led sustainable growth strategy", by Ozlem Onaran, Stephany Griffith-Jones, Lisa Kastner, Signe Dahl, Paul Sweeney, Maria Nikolaidi, Giovanni Cozzi, and Daniele Tori. The conference is jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS, TASC and ECLM. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne court room QA080. Time: 17:00-19:30. 

  • 5 April 2017: Forgotten Macroeconomics in Mega Trade and Investment Deals 
  • Research seminar by Dr Jeronim Capaldo, Tufts University,  chaired by Dr Ernst Stetter, Secretary General, FEPS, and jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich Queen Anne Court room QA180. Time: 13:00-15:00. Dr Capaldo's talk is based on a synthesis of two papers on TTIP and TPP.

  • 29 March 2017: Does Inequality Hamper Innovation and Growth? An AB-SFC Analysis
  • Research seminar by Alberto Russo, Marche Polytechnic University, jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich, Stephen Lawrence building, room: SL007 Time: 13:00-14:00.

  • 22 March 2017: Smooth Transition Analysis and Portfolio Optimization: the case of emerging- and frontier-equity markets 
  • Research seminar by Francesco Guidi, jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich, Stephen Lawrence building, room: SL007. Time: 13:00-14:00. The seminar is based on the paper "Smooth Transition Analysis and Portfolio Optimization: the case of emerging- and frontier-equity markets", co-authored by Francesco Guidi, Christos Savva and Gabriella Cagliesi.

  • 15 March 2017: Wage-led vs Profit-led Growth: a comprehensive empirical analysis 
  • Research seminar by Cem Oyvat,  jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich, Queen Mary building, room QM168. Time: 13:00-14:00.

  • 9 March 2017:  Postgraduate Research Students' Seminar on Sustainable Transitions
  • The student seminar is jointly organised by GPERC, STIR and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Mary court room QM168. Time: 16:00-17:00. For abstracts of the papers presented please visit here.

  • 8 March 2017, International Women's Day: Gender Equality for a Sustainable Economy
  • Book launch and discussion with Prof. Diane Elson (University of Essex), Heather Wakefield (Unison, Head of Local Government), Prof Ozlem Onaran (University of Greenwich, GPERC), Dr Hannah Bargawi (SOAS), Dr Giovanni Cozzi (University of Greenwich, GPERC), Dr Jerome de Henau (Open University), co-organised by GPERC, Women's Budget Group and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA065. Time 17:00- 19:00. For the details of the contributions, please visit here.

  • 22 February 2017: "Non-linearities and Heterogeneity in R&D Productivity", seminar by Edna Solomon, jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich, Stephen Lawrence building, room: SL007 Time: 13:00-14:00.
  • 2 February 2017: "The economic impact of Brexit in the age of secular stagnation", with Matthew Pennycook (MP for Greenwich and Woolwich and Shadow Minister for Exiting the European Union), Ms Sian Errington (Unite the Union, Political Officer), Mr John Palmer (former European Editor of The Guardian), Mr Andrew Harrop (Fabian Society, General Secretary), Prof Gerhard Stahl (the College of Europe in Brügge, Peking University HSBC Business School and FEPS Scientific Council), Prof Ozlem Onaran (Director of GPERC), Prof Mehmet Ugur (chair), co-organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA065. Time: 17:00-19:00.
  • 1 February 2017: Seminar "How to tackle the subjective measurement of agency. An empirical application on Italy", by Toa Giroletti, University of Pavia, jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). Part of this research has been implemented in collaboration with the EC funded project "CrESSI - Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation" (GA no: 613261). University of Greenwich, Stephen Lawrence building, room: SL007 Time: 13:00-14:00.
  • 25 January 2017: "Coping with uncertainty: policy responses of central and local government authorities in the U.K.", Research seminar by Catalin Dragomirescu-Caina, Foundation for Progressive European Studies (FEPS), jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich Queen Anne court, room QA238. Time: 13:00-15:00.
  • 26 January 2017: Book launch "Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics", by Dirk Ehnts, Chemnitz Technical University, jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich King William court room KW003. Time: 17:00- 19:00.
  • 18 January 2017: "Within-industry size diversity and firm survival: Evidence from UK data", seminar by Prof Mehmet Ugur, jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich, Stephen Lawrence building, room: SL007 Time: 13:00-14:00.

2016

  • 14 December 2016: "Alleviating the Childcare Constraint for Women: Empirical Evidence from the UK", seminar by Dr Gabriella Cagliesi, jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich Stephen Lawrence building, room SL106. Time: 13:00-14:00.
  • 10 December 2016: One-day workshop, exhibition and round-table discussion: "Democratic Transformations, Kurdish Women and Regional Conflict: Lessons from Rojava and beyond", jointly organised by GPERC and Peace in Kurdistan – Women's Alliance for Kurdistan, Iraq and Syria. University of Greenwich, King William Court room KW002. Time: 09:30-18:30 Please find the programme here.
  • 7 December 2016: "Migration in Kenya: Beyond Harris-Todaro", seminar by Dr Cem Oyvat,  jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and the department of International Business and Economics (IBE). University of Greenwich Stephen Lawrence building, room SL106.Time: 13:00-14:00.
  • 23 November 2016: "Prosperity without Growth in a Finite Planet" by Professor Tim Jackson, University of Surrey. Jointly organised by the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), GPERC and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS). University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA080. Time: 17:00- 19:00 talk.
  • 10 Nov 2016: "Money and Totality", by Professor Fred Moseley, Mount Holyoke College, USA, jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich Queen Anne Court room QA065. Time 17:00-19:00. No registration required, but spaces are limited.
  • 12 October 2016: "How much is enough" by Professor Lord Robert Skidelsky, jointly organised by the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), GPERC and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS). University of Greenwich Stockwell Street Library, 10 Stockwell Street, room 11_0004. Time: 16:00- 17:00 coffee welcome, 17:00- 19:00 talk.
  • 10 October 2016: "Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises" by Professor Anwar Shaikh, of the New School University, USA, jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA180, time: 17:00- 19:00.
  • 28 June 2016: One-day workshop: "Smart Urban Transport Policy Futures III", co-organised by GPERC, FEPS and STIR (Sustainability Technology and Innovation Research Group) University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA210, time: 09:30-18:30. The event is partly funded by a British Academy/ Society for the Advancement of Management Studies grant. Please find the preliminary programme here.
  • 20 June 2016: One-day workshop: "Small steps towards sustainability: Exploring the distributed, fragmented and piecemeal aspects of socio-technical change", co-organised by GPERC, FEPS and STIR (Sustainability Technology and Innovation Research Group) University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA210, time: 10.00-16.00.
  • 15 June 2016: Panel discussion: "Remain for Change: Building European solidarity for a democratic economic alternative", with Keir Starmer MP,  Matt Wrack (General Secretary, Fire Brigades Union),  Ann Pettifor (Director, Policy Research in Macroeconomics-Prime), John Weeks (Emeritus Professor, SOAS),  Jeremy Smith (Convenor of EREP & Co-Director of PRIME), Jo Michell (Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England), Ozlem Onaran (Professor, University of Greenwich, GPERC), Engelbert Stockhammer (Professor, Kingston University) and Mehmet Ugur (Professor, University of Greenwich, GPERC), jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA080. Time: 18:00-20:00. The report of EREP can be downloaded here.
  • 10 June 2016: 26th Post Keynesian Study Group (PKSG) Annual Workshop, University of Greenwich. Organised by: Dr Maria Nikolaidi, University of Greenwich, Professor Ozlem Onaran, University of Greenwich, and Professor Engelbert Stockhammer, Kingston University. Jointly organized by PKSG, GPERC and FEPS.
  • 9 June 2016: Post-Keynesian Study Group (PKSG) Annual PhD Student Conference. Organised by: Professor Gary Dymski, University of Leeds,  and Professor Ozlem Onaran, Eurydice Fotopoulou, Alexander Guschanski, Thomas Obst, Daniele Tori, University of Greenwich. Time 9:00 - 19:00, University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court, Room QA080. Jointly organized by PKSG, GPERC and FEPS.
  • 23 May 2016: Conference and Book Launch: "Investment Policies for Sustainable Growth" with Massimo D'Alema (Former Prime Minister of Italy and President of FEPS), Richard Burgon MP (Shadow Minister – Treasury), Markus Berndt (Head of Division at the European Investment Bank), Professor Ozlem Onaran, Professor Jan Toporowski, Dr. Ernst Stetter (FEPS), Dr Giovanni Cozzi, jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich Queen Ann Court, room QA080. Time: 16:00-18:45. More information about the book edited by Giovanni Cozzi, Susan Newman and Jan Toporowski. Please find here the programme.
  • 18 May 2016: Research seminar: Yun Kim: "Political Aspects of Household Debt", jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA020, time: 17:00-18:30.
  • 4 May 2016: Research seminar: Professor Mehmet Ugur: "Firm R&D intensity and employment: Evidence of inverted-U relationship in UK data", jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Mary Court room QM268, time 17:00-18:00.
  • 28 April 2016: Report launch: Decent Jobs and Wage-led Growth in the UK and Europe, co-organised by GPERC, FEPS and TASC (Ireland), with John McDonnell MP; Professor Ozlem Onaran, Professor Engelbert Stockhammer, Professor James Wickham, Dr Alicja Bobek, Professor Francis Green, Dr Geoff Tily, Dr Ernst Stetter, Mr David Begg.Time: 14:45 - 20:00, University of Greenwich, King William Court, Room KW303. Our press release can be found here.
  • 21 April 2016: Research seminar: Dr Ceyhun Elgin, Bogazici University, "Informality: Measures, Causes and Consequences" jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court room QA210. Time: 17:00-19:00. 
  • 6 April 2016: GPERC- STIR (sustainability technology and innovation research group): Public launch of the Association for the Study of Innovation, Science and Technology (AsSIST-UK) with Dr Anne-Marie Coles. British Sociological Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, time: 19.00.
  • 9 March - June 2016: PhD lecture series in selected topics in Post-Keynesian, Institutional, Feminist and the Marxian Political Economy, University of Greenwich and Kingston University. Jointly organised by GPERC, FEPS and Kingston University.
  • 9 March 2016: Research seminar: Dr Alberto Botta, "The Theoretical Weaknesses of the Expansionary Austerity Doctrine and its Disastrous Implementation in the Eurozone", Joint International Business and Economics (IBE), GPERC and FEPS research seminar series, at the University of Greenwich, Hamilton House, HH103, Time 16:00 - 17:00.
  • 2 March 2016: Research seminar: Dr Giovanni Cozzi, "Investment-led recovery for Europe: modelling alternatives to austerity", Joint International Business and Economics (IBE), FEPS and GPERC research seminar series, at the University of Greenwich, Queen Ann Court, room QA063, Time 16:00 - 17:00.
  • 10 February 2016: Meta-analysis as a method of evidence synthesis: A workshop, by Mehmet Ugur, University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court, room QA210, Time 13:30-17:00. Please find here the notes and do files.
  • 20 January 2016: Research seminar: "UK subsidies and private R&D: Is there input additionality?", by Mehmet Ugur, Eshref Trushin and Edna Solomon. Joint International Business and Economics (IBE), FEPS and GPERC research seminar series, at the University of Greenwich Queen Anne Court, room QA063. Time 16:00-17:00.
  • 19 January 2016: GPERC Launch Conference: "Building equitable and sustainable society, four decades of Political Economy at Greenwich", jointly organised by GPERC and FEPS. University of Greenwich, Queen Ann Court, room QA080. Time: 17:00 - 20:30. Conference programme and material.

2015

  • 5 November 2015: GPERC- STIR (sustainability technology and innovation research group) seminar: "Data into Knowledge", with Eur Ing Dr Deryn Graham on 'Introduction to Big Data and Predictive Analytics' and Dr Anne-Marie Coles on 'Science Fiction Film as a Money-spinner: Innovator as Audience or Audience as Innovator?'
  • 27 October 2015: Report Launch:  Working for the economy: the economic case for trade unions, joint GPERC and New Economic Foundation research project.
  • 4 October 2015: Seminar: Dr Alberto Botta: "The complex inequality-innovation-public investment nexus", University of Greenwich.

For further information on forthcoming events, please contact us.

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